072. ‘LARGEST OF FIVE’. Female Ringed Kingfisher. Pantanal, Matto Grosso, Brazil
There are five kingfishers to be seen in the Pantanal. The Ringed Kingfisher is the largest with a distinctive bushy crest. It plunges for fish from a perch, often from considerable height. The other four kingfishers are the Amazon Kingfisher, the American Pygmy Kingfisher, the Green Kingfisher and the Green-Rufus Kingfisher.