The Green Kingfisher is 19 centimetres (7.5 in) long and weighs 27 grams (0.95 oz). It has the typical kingfisher shape, with a short tail and long bill. It is oily green above, with white markings on the wings and tail, and a white collar around the neck.
This is a resident bird that lives near rivers, swamps and lakes where they can get their food which basicaly is based on little fishes and some times insects.
This bird was seen alone in an small river near a beach in Costa Rica.