Gallery description : kingfisher

Kingfisher (coraciiformes) is a bird type animal. It inhabits lowland freshwater areas and river estuaries. The weight of this animal is about 10g - 170g (0.4oz - 6oz) and average life span is 6 - 10 years. Foxes, snakes, raccoons predators are the dangerous creatures for kingfishers. Look up the table below for more facts.

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Facts about kingfishers
NameKingfisher
ColourRed, green, yellow, orange, black, blue, brown
TypeBird
PhylumChordata
Main PreyFish, shrimp, insects, tadpoles
Skin TypeFeathers
Scientific NameCoraciiformes
ClassAves
Average Clutch Size4
LifestyleSolitary
KingdomAnimalia
Weight10g - 170g (0.4oz - 6oz)
OrderCoraciiformes
Life Span6 - 10 years
HabitatLowland freshwater areas and river estuaries
Conservation StatusThreatened
FamilyAlcedines
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
Size (H)10cm - 37.5cm (4in - 15in)
DietOmnivore
Distinctive FeaturesSmall body and long, sharp and straight beaks
PredatorsFoxes, snakes, raccoons
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Description Kingfisher. Kingfisher
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