No.383 Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

L=17cm

Rank : 2
Resident
 ssThe bird isthe symbolic bird of our "Kawasemi-Kai" Society as well as "the bird of HinoCity."  A typical bird of limpid stream, the bird is a common residentthrough a whole year in the Asakawa River.  Long black bill is red on thebase of the lower mandible in Female, which distinguishes her from Malewhose whole bill is black.

Common Kingfisher (AdultĀČ)

Common Kingfisher (AdultĀä)

Common Kingfisher (Foraging )