European Kingfishers (Alcedo atthis)

European Kingfishers (Alcedo atthis)

Species account by Jeannine Miesle … Additional information added by Avianweb

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European Kingfishers Perched on Tree With Pink Flowers
European Kingfishers Perched on Tree With Pink Flowers

The European Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) is mostly referred to as Common Kingfishers. Other names include Eurasian Kingfisher and the River Kingfisher.

Please refer to the Common Kingfisher species page for in-depth information about these birds and more amazing photos.


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