Alcedinidae


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Noun1.Alcedinidae - kingfishersAlcedinidae - kingfishers        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Coraciiformes, order Coraciiformes - rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies
kingfisher - nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish
Alcedo, genus Alcedo - type genus of the Alcedinidae
Ceryle, genus Ceryle - a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae
Dacelo, genus Dacelo - Australasian kingfishers
genus Halcyon, Halcyon - a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
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It is represented essentially by the Anatidae, the Rallidae, the Podicipedidae, the Phalacrocoracidae, the Ardeidae, the Threskiornithidae, the Coconiidae, the Accipteridae, the Pandionidae, the Recurvirostridae, the Charadriidae, the Alcedinidae, the Laridae, the Sterninae and the Scolopacidae [41, 44].
Alcedinidae Ceyx lecontei African dwarf kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Grey-headed kingfisher Ceryle rudis Pied kingfisher 3.