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Definition of the noun alcedo atthis

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  1. small kingfisher with greenish-blue and orange plumage
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Alcedo atthis: Eurasian kingfisher
    • more generic word: kingfisher = nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored
    • member of: Alcedo / genus Alcedo = type genus of the Alcedinidae

Phrases with Alcedo atthis

Phrases starting with Alcedo atthis:

  1. Alcedo atthis atthis
  2. Alcedo atthis ispida
  3. Alcedo atthis taprobana
  4. Alcedo atthis floresiana
  5. Alcedo atthis bengalensis
  6. Alcedo atthis hispidoides
  7. Alcedo atthis salomonensis

Other phrases containing Alcedo atthis:

  1. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Atthis
  2. subspecies Alcedo atthis ispida
  3. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Taprobana
  4. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Floresiana
  5. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Bengalensis
  6. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Hispidoides
  7. Subspecies Alcedo Atthis Salomonensis

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Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Alcedo atthis (common kingfisher) See ALCEDINIDAE. Alces alces (American elk , European moose) See CERVIDAE. Alcidae (auks; class *Aves, order * Charadriiformes) A family of mainly black and white, smallwinged, diving seabirds in ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

Apart from various AQUATIc birds, the Grey Heron Ardea cinerea, Osprey Pandion haliaetus and Kingfisher Alcedo atthis are piscivores. Pishing See squEAKING Plumbeous Lead-coloured, as in some of the greys in the PLUMAGE of pigeons ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Alcedo atthis). Ispidella (syn. Corythornis) Dim. from syn. genus Ispida Brisson, 1760, kingfisher. Ispidina Syn. genus Ispida Brisson, 1760, kingfisher. isthmica / isthmicus L. isthmicus isthmian (isthmus isthmus > Gr. isthmos isthmus). isura ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2016)

by My Ebook Publishing House

The Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) The Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford

of strains Humans Bats Nyctalus noctula Myotis oxygenathus Eptesicum serotinus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Rhinolophus ferrumequinuum Scotophilus kuhlii Birds Passer hispaniolensis Alcedo atthis Motacilla alba Hirundo rustica ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Coracina melaschistos Neophron percnopterus Heliopais personatus Larus argentatus Southern cassowary Casuarius casuarius Common Alcedo atthis Song thrush Turdus philomlos Black woodpecker Dryocopus martius kingfisher Green ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Birds (2013)

by Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Lack

Moreover, those species which hunt farthest from the shore are the ones which eat the most fish, and the fish are caught in dives not only from perches but also from hovering flight: Alcedo atthis, A. semitorquata, Chlorocmyle amazona, ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Alcedo atthis and other species, family Alcedinidae.] King in Council n. in the reign of a king, the term for QUEEN IN COUNCIL. King James Bible (also King James Version) n. another name for AUTHORIZED VERSION. kingklip / ˈkɪŋklɪp/ n.

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