Animal Pictures Archive
Animal Photo Album

New Photos Animal News Animal Sounds Animal Movies Upload Photo Copyright Korean
Funny Animal Photos Monsters in Animalia Wiki Articles   Fun Facts about Animals Links Home Mobile A.P.A.
Delete Modify    
Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona) latin dict size=50   common dict size=512
Image Info Original File Name: Amazon kingfisher.jpg Resolution: 612x408 File Size: 77600 Bytes Date: 2020:09:30 21:09:25 Upload Time: 2020:09:30 22:10:31
Author Name (E-mail): Shahril (different_world_06@hotmail.com)
Subject Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona)

Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona); Image ONLY
Email : E-Card | Poster | Web Master    Delete   Edit Info   Admin

Description
Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona)

The Amazon kingfisher measures about 29-30 cm in length and weighs -110g.

This petite, brightly coloured bird possesses dark blue or green wings, tail and head. It is green above, with a shaggy crest and a white collar around the neck.

It has the typical kingfisher shape, with a short tail and long bill. All kingfishers are known for their stocky bodies, large heads and long, thick, sharply pointed bills, shaped like a dagger. The bill seems disproportionate to the rest of the body, but it is designed for impaling and capturing its prey. Their legs are short and their tails broad and stout. Their strong feet support them while perching on branches.

Males have white underparts apart from a broad chestnut breast band and some green streaks on the flanks.

The female's plumage is less bright than the male's. She has white underparts with green patches on the side of the chest and green flank streaks.

Juveniles resemble the adult female, but have white spots on the wings.

Copyright Info AnimmalPicturesArchive.com does not have the copyright for this image. This photograph or artwork is copyright by the photographer or the original artist. If you are to use this photograph, please contact the copyright owner or the poster.

Search Major Animal Websites
Misidentified?
Need further identification?
Any comment?
Leave your message here.
Name :    PASSWORD :
Email :
 
Search
Back List Upload Home Korean
CopyLeft © since 1995, Animal Pictures Archive. All rights may be reserved.
Powered by KRISTAL IRMS

Stats