Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Pied Kingfisher

Home          Order

wpe346.jpg (14850 bytes)

view photos Photos August 26, 2007 by mandar@fz50 all rights reserved

wpe22.jpg (3339 bytes)

Pied Kingfisher call
(Ceryle rudis)
Marc de Bont XC33802
09-04-2007, Tanzania

Alternate name
Ceryle rudis Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Cerylida Family   
31 cms               Length
Estuarine water, rock pools, lakes, pools, ditches, canals, rivers, streams any fresh water holding fish, in:- Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, ChadChina, (mainland) Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko, Sao Tome,] Hong Kong, (China) India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Macau (China) Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority Territories, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 6 white eggs in a metre long tunnel lined with fish bones. Clutch  
Mainly fish also crustaceans and insects. Food   Diet
Hovers above water to dive on fish. The largest bird in the world that can hover in still air. Habits
1152 World Number

Least Concern

Status

view photos Photo by mandar@fz50 all rights reserved

Video by  Keith@Worldbirds

wpe347.jpg (12917 bytes)

view photos Photo by Jay Grave all rights reserved February 2, 2008

view photos Image June 28, 2008 by fatih izler all rights reserved

wpe342.jpg (13017 bytes)

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

view photos Uploaded on January 9, 2009 by s.k300c all rights reserved

?????

 

 

 
Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)

 

01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase