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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 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 previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

There are 14 genera in the family, and 84 species, of which the best known are Alcedo atthis (common kingfisher) and Dacelo novaeguineae (kookaburra). They are found world-wide. Alcedo atthis (common kingfisher) See Alcedinidae.

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