The kingfisher is found beside every watercourse, a black and white species (Ceryle rudis) being much more numerous than the common kingfisher.
Wild birds are not very common; among them are the hawk, parrot, owl, woodpecker, kingfisher, green pigeon, African magpie, the honey-sucker and canary.
Blackbirds and thrushes are not found, nor any species of parrot, but on the other hand, we have the hoopoe (yatsugashira), the red-breast (komadori), the bluebird (run), the wren (miso-sazai), the golden-crested wren (itadaki), the golden-eagle (inu-washi), the finch (hiwa), the longtailed rosefinch (benimashiko), the ouzelbrown (akahara), dusky (tsugumi) and water (kawa-garasu)the kingfisher (kawasems), the crake (kuina) and the tomtit (kara).
Among the Andaman Islanders, a kingfisher steals fire for men from the god Puluga (Anthrop. Journal, November 1882).
Among the institutions of learning, neither maintained nor controlled by the state, are Epworth University (Methodist Episcopal, 1901) at Oklahoma City, and Kingfisher College at Kingfisher.
hatchery the kingfisher can be a problem at trout hatcheries or garden ponds.
The track takes you beside Lund Beck, where you might spot a kingfisher.
A variety of birds including the kingfisher live here.
kingfisher perched very close to the boat for several minutes.
saw a kingfisher sitting in a bush just past bridge 19.
For their presumption in calling themselves Zeus and Hera they were changed into birds - Alcyone into a diver, Ceyx into a kingfisher.
Mandarin birds and kingfisher covers are symbols of conjugal affection.
All the familiar waterbirds were on the river, including many Flamingo and Eurasian coot, and a Kingfisher was seen by some.
kingfisher nest sites do not disturb the immediate area close by.
kingfisher blue, is outlined delicately in gold.
kingfisher One in a dike near Karatas.
Then she turned and watched the kingfisher skim across the surface of the stream, back toward his island in the misty lake.
pied kingfisher was closely followed by little and cattle egret and several squacco herons.
The giant pied kingfisher was the first thrill, and umpteen bright green bee eaters swooping low into the river to snatch dragonflies.
common kingfisher: very common, seen frequently around any patch of water.
They in turn feed the electric blue kingfisher, which has disappeared throughout much of this country.
striped kingfisher -- 2 at Faraba Banta, with a single at Yundum.
kingfisher hands on science book, and more beside.
malachite kingfisher -- A single at the Kotu bridge on the 8th.
In small forest streams, fish predation by birds is still high as every reach has its resident kingfisher.
On the pit were the usual 1000+ lapwing, several Green Sandpiper and a Kingfisher.
Kingfisher 6 records received form the month from waterside locations in the county.
Two excellent birds were the impressive Giant Kingfisher and the small Speckled mousebirds with long streamer tails.
These include green peafowl, lesser fishing eagle, red-headed vulture and crested kingfisher.
At Kingfisher Park the birding was just phenomenal from the start.
Feeding around the water's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
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Halcyon chelicuti chelicuti - Striped Kingfisher seen about twice a week in closed savanna in ComoÃ© NP 83.
MORE » The Kingfisher Book of Living Worlds A natural history book with a difference - much of it is quite unreadable.
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While all have a general resemblance in the serrated edges of the bill and many other characters, Momotus has the normal number of twelve rectrices, while the rest have only ten, which in Hylomanes have the ordinary configuration, but in adult examples of all the others the shaft of the median pair is devoid of barbs for the space of about an inch a little above the extremity, so as to produce a spatulate appearance, such as is afforded by certain humming-birds known as "racquet-tails" (see HUMMING-BIRD), kingfishers of the genus Tanysiptera (see KINGFISHER), and parrots of the group Prioniturus.
Feeding around the water 's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
Ceyx picta (ssp. unknown) - African Pygmy Kingfisher ComoÃ© NP: recorded around twice a week in savanna near edge habitat 85.
The water leaves Kingfisher pond over a specially constructed silt trap.
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Quite common and singletons seen all along the coast and in most wetlands visited.
Along this stretch of the river there are 4 breeding pairs of Kingfisher.
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stretch of the river there are 4 breeding pairs of Kingfisher.
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