Kingfisher

The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) also known as the Eurasian kingfisher, and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized within its wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa. It is resident in much of its range, but migrates from areas where rivers freeze in winter.

Latin Name
Alcedo atthis

When the bird was spotted

Date Location Title Seen by Interestingness
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Saltholme b.m.stokesley ***
Germany, Marktrodach at river Rodach Hühnerhabicht ****
Germany, Marktrodach flying along "Wilde Rodach" Hühnerhabicht ****
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Saltholme b.m.stokesley ****
Germany, Marktrodach flying across Rodach at bridge near Höfles Hühnerhabicht ****
Germany, Wissen fishing in flight and flying by 5 times during a 2 hours walk Hühnerhabicht ****
Germany, Marktrodach crossing river Rodach in flight in Hövels Hühnerhabicht ****
France, La petite Camargue La petite Camargue mike421 *
UK, Lake District Pooley Bridge b.m.stokesley
Spain, Mallorca Seen at Albufera Nature Reserve b.m.stokesley
France, not specified La petite Camargue mike421 ***
France, Leymen On the Birsig on the road to Liebenswiler mike421 ***