Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

White‑breasted Kingfisher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Halcyon smyrnensis
Family : Alcedinidae
Order : Coraciiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : The adult of White-breasted Kingfisher has a bright blue back, wings and tail.Its head, shoulders and lower belly are chestnut and the throat and breast are white.The large bill and legs are bright red.Sexes are similar but juveniles are a duller version of the adult.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:bryanW(www.xeno-canto.org/bryanW), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.