Gallery description : pictures of kingfisher birds

Kingfisher is a bird that usually lives in lowland freshwater areas and river estuaries. It has a feathers skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore. The average weight is 10g - 170g (0.4oz - 6oz). The maximum speed it is able to reach is 40km/h (25mph). These birds usually live 6 - 10 years.

Facts about kingfishers
NameKingfisher
Conservation StatusThreatened
PhylumChordata
FamilyAlcedines
Scientific NameCoraciiformes
TypeBird
DietOmnivore
OrderCoraciiformes
HabitatLowland freshwater areas and river estuaries
Distinctive FeaturesSmall body and long, sharp and straight beaks
Weight10g - 170g (0.4oz - 6oz)
PredatorsFoxes, snakes, raccoons
LifestyleSolitary
ClassAves
Main PreyFish, shrimp, insects, tadpoles
Size (H)10cm - 37.5cm (4in - 15in)
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
Skin TypeFeathers
ColourRed, green, yellow, orange, black, blue, brown
Life Span6 - 10 years
KingdomAnimalia
Average Clutch Size4
Image Details
Description Pictures of kingfisher birds. Alcedo atthis photographed in December of 2004 using a Canon 10D ...
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