Beauty Of Animal | Kingfisher|Kingfisher
is a colorful little bird is generally found near the middle
water.There are nearly 100 different species of kingfisher found all
over the world. Kingfishers
live in both wetlands and forests around the world, feeding mainly on
fish but also, insects, frogs and crayfish with kingfisher species that
live in the woods occasionally eat reptiles, birds and even small
are three main types of kingfisher in the world which is the river
kingfishers, tree kingfishers and water kingfishers all of which have
large heads, long sharp pointy bills, short legs, and tail fat.
smallest species of kingfisher is the African Dwarf Kingfisher, which
is up to an average of 10.4 g weight and 10 cm (4 inches) long. The
species is the largest kingfisherGiant Kingfisher, which would be an
average of 355 g (13.5 oz) and grows to 45 cm (18 inches). However,
the familiar Australian kingfisher known as the Laughing Kookaburra
probably the heaviest species of kingfisher is known, because the adult
Australian kingfishers exceeding 450 g weight is fairly common.
Kingfishers nest in tree hollows and holes dug into the ground, which tends to be on the river or on the lake side. Kingfishers dig a small tunnel at the end of their nests, which can range in length depending on the species. The giant kingfisher is known to dig a tunnel more than 8 meters long! Kingfishers
woman lay up to 10 eggs (although usually less), and both male and
female kingfishers help to incubate the eggs, which hatch in between 3
and 4 weeks.
Kingfishers are known for their brightly colored fur that ranges in color from black to red to green. Some
species of kingfisher feathers have a file in their heads that attach
to the top, although many species of kingfishers have a smooth, flat
hair covering their bodies.
Because of their generally small size, kingfishers have a number of predators wherever they are located around the world.The
kingfisher is the main predator foxes, raccoons, cats and snakes, but
kingfishers are also preyed upon by other small mammals and large birds.
The eggs of the kingfisher is also eaten by many predators that kingfisher.Many species of kingfisher species considered endangered as their numbers have decreased mainly due to habitat loss. This
species tends kingfisher threatened species that inhabit the forest
kingfisher and forests as their habitat is being destroyed due to
deforestation in many regions around the world.
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