Alcedo atthis

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Synonyms for Alcedo atthis

small kingfisher with greenish-blue and orange plumage

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Scientific name Substrate Alcedininae Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis bank Cerylinae Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon bank Daceloninae Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii termitarium Laughing Kookaburra D.
The Kyrmytly Bird Paradise, located in the Cevdetiye district in Osmaniye's Kastabala Valley, is an important bird-watching sight and the only place in Turkey where the common kingfisher, the white-throated kingfisher and the pied kingfisher can be observed in the same environment.
Kingfishers live all over the globe, but the common kingfisher is the only species that calls the UK home.
Such restoration will have a beneficial impact on the European bitterling, spined loach, bluethroat, common kingfisher, little bittern and purple heron.
In her write-up published on QatarVisitor website, she ahs said that birds attracted to wetlands include black winged stilts, several species of heron, pied and common kingfishers, geese, ducks, moorhens, coots and bizarrely coloured purple swamphen.