Alcedo atthis

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Related to Alcedo atthis: Eurasian kingfisher
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Noun1.Alcedo atthis - small kingfisher with greenish-blue and orange plumageAlcedo atthis - small kingfisher with greenish-blue and orange plumage
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
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But it wasn't a member of the Tories failing to stick to the speed limit but a rarely spotted Kingfisher, alcedo atthis, how lovely.
Both Porthcawl lifeboats, Jean Ryall and Rose of the Shires, went to the rescue of the Alcedo Atthis following an emergency call at 11.
Several species listed in the Habitats Directive live in these habitats, such as Luscinia svecica, Alcedo atthis, Botaurus stellaris, Lxobrychus minutus, Porzana porzana, Lanius collurio, Lullula arborea, and Pelobates fuscus.