Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)


Alcedinidae is a family of small to medium-sized birds in the order Coraciiformes. They are found throughout the world with most species in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia. The family contains 114 species.


Ceyx azurea (ALCEDINIDAE) Azure Kingfisher

Small kingfisher with slender black bill and short tail pale orange-white underbelly and two white stripes on either side of its neck. Head, back and…>

Dacelo novaeguineae (ALCEDINIDAE) Laughing Kookaburra

Very recognisable in both plumage and voice. It is generally off-white below, faintly barred with dark brown, and brown on the back and wings. The…