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African Pygmy-Kingfisher

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  Alternate name
Ispidina picta Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Alcedinidae Family   
12-13cm Length
Coastal scrub, mangroves, woodland clearings, in:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Small snakes, lizards, insects, frogs, crustacea and spiders Food 
1085 - TSN: 692713 World Number

Least Concern




Video by  edpipeline

Also known as Ak.

Afrikaans: Dwergvisvanger
Czech: Ledn?ek trpaslic? ledň?#269;ek trpaslič?br> Danish: Afrikansk Dv?gisfugl
German: Natal Zwergfischer, Natalzwergfischer
English: African Pygmy Kingfisher, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Miniature Kingfisher, Pygmy Kingfisher
Spanish: Mart? Pescador Pigmeo Africano, Mart? Pigmeo Africano
Estonian: savanni-j?lind
Finnish: Afrikanpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur pygm?, Martin-p?heur pygm?
Italian: Martin pescatore pigmeo africano
Japanese: himeshoubin
Japanese: ヒメショウビン
Latin: Ceyx picta, Ceyx pictus, Corythornis picta, Ispidina picta
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian: Pygmeisfugl, Pygm?sfugl
Polish: zimorodek malutki
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-pigmeu
Russian: африканский крошечный зимородок, Карликовый зимородок, Филиппинский лесной зимородок
Slovak: ryb?ik mal?
Swedish: Afrikansk pygm?ungsfiskare
Swahili: Kisharifu
Tsonga: Tshololwana
Chinese: 粉颊小翠鸟
Zulu: iNhlunuyamanzi

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