Blue-Capped Wood-Kingfisher (Actenoides hombroni)

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Textile paint on fabric fan

Blog Post 33

This Philippine kingfisher is very colorful: dark purple-blue crown and mustache; red dagger-shaped beak; red feet; brown-spotted blue-wings; blue tail; and burnt orange throat and belly. It has a melancholy whistle.

Some painting tips: Use metallic textile paints for the birds’ prurple-blue crown and mustache, and blue wings and tail.

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