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Eurasian Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis

Description:

Small and brightly coloured typical kingfisher, azure-blue above and bright rufous bellow.

Habitat:

Seen in totally urban and densely populated Cox's Bazar, fishing in small ponds.


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8 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 8 months ago

Thank you all, it's a great pleasure.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 months ago

Congrats, Zlatan!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Mauron
Mauron 9 months ago

Wow. Good one.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 9 months ago

Many thanks all for your comments, and especially Sukanya for the Bangla name...

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 9 months ago

In Bangla the generic term is Machranga {Mach (fish) and Ranga (colourful) } for all kingfishers....thought you might like knowing the local name...seeing the post is from Bangla desh!

Mel11
Mel11 9 months ago

Such lovely pictures.

Brian38
Brian38 9 months ago

Awesome series Zlatan!

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Lat: 21.45, Long: 92.01

Spotted on Mar 2, 2019
Submitted on Mar 2, 2019

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