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Eurasian Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis


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


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

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Mauron a week ago

Wow. Good one.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 weeks ago

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

SukanyaDatta 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

Such lovely pictures.

Brian38 2 weeks ago

Awesome series Zlatan!

চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Lat: 21.45, Long: 92.01

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

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