Bird genealogy >> Order Coraciiformes >> Family Alcedinidae
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Rio Tenorio, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 450 mm
Exposure 1/500, f/5.6, ISO 1400 
Image size 600 x 400 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Amazonasfischer Dutch  Amazone-ijsvogel
Italian  Martin pescatore amazzonico Spanish  Martín Pescador Amazónico


Amazon kingfishers are distinguished from the Green ones by the absence of white spots on the wings and the outer tail feathers.


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Amazon Kingfisher male
Chloroceryle amazona
Martin-pęcheur d’Amazonie

Jean-Michel PAULUS