Showing posts with label Kingfishers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kingfishers. Show all posts

Grey-headed kingfisher

Grey-headed kingfisher bird painting by Artmagenta
Grey-headed kingfisher

National bird of Cape Verde

The grey-headed kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala) has a wide distribution from the Cape Verde Islands off the north-west coast of Africa to Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia, east to Ethiopia, Somalia and southern Arabia and south to South Africa.

European Roller

European Roller bird painting by Artmagenta
European Roller

European Roller (Coracias garrulus) is a migratory bird that breeds in northern Africa, southern and southeastern Europe, Middle East and east to southwestern Siberia and central Asia. Its northernmost occurrence is in the Gulf of Finland and of Lake Ladoga in Russia. The Roller winters over large parts of sub-Saharan Africa but a majority in East Africa.

Lilac-breasted roller

Lilac-breasted roller sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Lilac-breasted roller
Botswana's and Kenya's National Bird

The lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus) is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula.


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Banded Kingfisher

Banded Kingfisher bird painting by Artmagenta
Banded Kingfisher

The Banded Kingfisher (Lacedo pulchella) is a tree kingfisher found in the lowland tropical forests of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos. Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Brunei. It is extinct in Singapore.


Kookaburra

Kookaburra sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Kookaburra
The Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) is a large species of kingfisher native to northern Australia and southern New Guinea.

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Hoopoe

Hoopoe sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Hoopoe
The Hoopoe is Israel's national bird.

Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher

Paradise Kingfisher is a bird drawing by Artmagenta
Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher
The Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera danae), also known as the Russet Paradise Kingfisher. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.

Amazon Kingfisher

Amazon Kingfisher sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Amazon Kingfisher
The Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona) is a resident breeding bird in the lowlands of the American tropics from southern Mexico south through Central America to northern Argentina, with at least one bird having strayed north to Texas.


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Kingfisher

Kingfisher bird painting by Artmagenta
Kingfisher


The Kingfisher  (Alcedo atthishas a palearctic breeding distribution. In large parts of its range, it is a resident bird, but Kingfishers move in the winter from the areas where the rivers freeze.


Bee-eater

Bee-eater
Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) breeds in southern Europe and in parts of northern Africa and western India.