Download free baby Kingfisher HD image for your computer desktop wallpaper or iPhone wallpaper. Kingfisher is a group of brightly colored small to medium sized birds. There are roughly 90 known species of Kingfisher. A Kingfisher can be distinguished from other birds by their large heads, long and sharp, pointed bills, stubby tails and short legs. Most Kingfishers are tropical while a few species of Kingfisher can be found in forests. Kingfishers are one the most beautiful birds found on earth. Kingfishers have also been previously named Dacenidae, but they are more commonly known as Halcyonidae. Kingfishers are thought to have evolved in Nothern Hemisphere and then
Kingfishers are thought to have evolved in Nothern Hemisphere and then migrated to the Australasian region. The smallest kingfisher species is the African dwarf kingfisher which has an average weight of 10.4g and is 10 cm long. The largest kingfisher is thought to be the giant kingfisher which weighs at an average of 355g and is 45cm long.
Kingfishers are famous for hunting fish, but some species preys frogs, crustaceans, worms, spiders and other insects. Some kingfishers even eat snakes, birds, and mammals. Kingfishers usually hunt from an open perch, when they see a prey, they swoop down and snatch it.