Kingfisher
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Characteristics
Colouring Blue back and head, orange-red lower, black bill
Voice Loud, sharp and high
Feeds on Fish and small aquatic invertebrates
Flight Low, direct and fast
Nesting Bush
Social Flocks
Kingfisher
Kingfisher
Also Known As ..
Common Kingfisher
European Kingfisher
Page Last Updated 13/11/2017 08:13:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Species Alcedo atthis
Category Kingfishers
StdName Common Kingfisher
Vital Statistics
Length 16 to 17 cms
Weight 35 to 40 gms
Wingspan 24 to 26 cms
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Kingfisher (Species=Alcedo atthis / Standard Name=Common Kingfisher)