It is a foul bird that fills…

It is a foul bird that fills his own nest.

A proverb

Green Kingfisher

The Green Kingfisher, Chloroceryle americana, is a resident breeding bird which occurs from southern Texas in the USA south through Central and South Americal to central Argentina.

Identification Tips:
• Length: 7.5 inches
• Long, stout bill
• Green crest
• White throat and collar
• Green upperparts with white spotting
• Male has rusty breast, female has dark spotting on breast
• White belly and undertail coverts with dark spots
• United States range restricted to southern Texas

Green Kingfisher

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The Green Kingfisher is smaller than other kingfishers and lacks blue-gray coloration.

This small kingfisher breeds by streams in forests or mangroves. The nest is in a horizontal tunnel up to a meter long made in a river bank. Fish is their prey. They also eat aquatic insects.



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