Alcedo atthis


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Synonyms for Alcedo atthis

small kingfisher with greenish-blue and orange plumage

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Once the tide did turn Porthcawl RNLI D class Jean Ryall relaunched, along with the Mumbles lifeboat, to tow the Alcedo Atthis off Tusker Rock and on to Swansea.
A 30ft luxury yacht, Alcedo Atthis, got stuck on Tusker Rock in the Bristol Channel and |its crew had to be rescued by RNLI crews
1), Haliaeetus leucoryphus, Aquila rapax, Aquila heliacal, Sterna hirundo, Alcedo atthis, Tyto alba two individuals in each respectively.
juveniles) Species 0 20 40 80 160 320 640 Acrocephalus scirpaceus 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alcedo atthis 4 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Asio otus 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carduelis carduelis 9 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carduelis chloris 12 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cettia cetti 19 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hippolais pallida 49 (17) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hippolais polyglotta 5 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Luscinia megarhynchos 4 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Oriolus oriolus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Passer domesticus 175 (109) 1 1 2 (1) 0 0 0 Pycnonotus barbatus 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Serinus serinus 9 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sturnus vulgaris 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sylvia melanocephala 18 (7) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Turdus merula 23 (18) 4 (1) 1 1 0 0 2 * Captured in June (n = 197) and July (n = 149 + 14 recaptured birds first sampled in June); only data for first capture are shown.
The Georgian Grade II listed property, set in this idyllic Monmouthshire spot, is named after alcedo atthis - the kingfishers that skim above the course.