Common Kingfisher

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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), is a small Kingfisher of the Family Alcedinidae, and is widespread across the whole of Eurasia. It is resident in Temperate western Europe, parts of the coastal Maghreb, northern parts of Turkey and Iran, and the mainland Oriental Region, elsewhere it is a summer visitor to more northern regions, and winters across North African, The Levant and Arabian Gulf coasts.

Order..: Coraciiformes
Family.: Alcedinidae
Genus..: Alcedo

Species: Alcedo atthis
Common Kingfisher – Species Fact File – arkive.org
Common Kingfisher – Species Fact Sheet – birdlife.org
Common Kingfisher – Species Card – oiseaux-birds.com
Common Kingfisher – Species Sheet – wikipedia.org
Common Kingfisher – Range and Calls – xeno-canto.org
Common Kingfisher – Sightings – ebird.org

Additional Material…
Common Kingfisher – Images – google.ae
Common Kingfisher – Video – youtube.com

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