Africa


 

Kingfishers - Big-Headed Swooping Hunters

kingfisher

 

The kingfishers are scattered throughout the world but live mostly in Asia and Africa. There is no shortage of them, there are 86 different species. The length of a kingfisher’s body ranges from 4 to 18 inches (10 - 46 cm) long. They have large heads, a stocky body, and a short neck. The kingfisher also has a long pointy, straight beak, and its wings are round and short.

 

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