genus Halcyon

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Noun1.genus Halcyon - a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
bird genus - a genus of birds
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Though a true kingfisher, the Smyrna Kingfisher is one of a group known as the woodland kingfishers of the genus Halcyon as they do not require water and as well as fish eat small reptiles, even mammals and large insects.