White-throated Kingfisher

photo by Dibyendu Ash

Scientific classification

Order

Coraciiformes

Family

Alcedinidae

Subfamily

Halcyon

Species

smyrnensis

Appearance

* Medium sized bird blue upperparts and brown underparts
* Brown head with large red bill and a white throat
* Size: about 28 cm

Habitat

Open forests close to water

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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