Tag: kingfisher

  • From Poland to UK – A Kingfisher’s Record Flight

    A kingfisher from Poland has reportedly set a new record for the longest migration distance between the Continent and the United Kingdom, by flying a distance of more than 620 miles from its ...

  • Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)

    The smallest of the three different Kingfisher species found in the United States, the Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), is about 19 cm long and features the large beak and short tail which is typical of the species. It is widely spread from southern Texas through Central and South America to central Argentina. It is often […]

  • Israel Chooses National Bird

    The nation of Israel has finally chosen their national bird. After months of selecting and voting, it would seem that the Hoopoe had the most votes. This pretty little bird managed to scoop a ...