Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

 Male Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) in France. November 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

Male Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) in France. November 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

 Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) at Teppes de Verbois, Switzerland. March 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) at Teppes de Verbois, Switzerland. March 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

The Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) is quite a small kingfisher, measuring less than 20cm. The female Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) has a red lower bill, whereas the male's bill is all black.

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