Green Kingfisher

Chloroceryle americana

Order

CORACIIFORMES

Family

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Code 4

GKIN

Code 6

CHLAME

ITIS

HEAD

Green Kingfisher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Dark-green
  • Forehead Color: White with black spotting.
  • Nape Color: Dark-green
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Green Kingfisher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 19-22 cm (7.5-8.75 in)
  • Weight: 37 g (1.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Red-brown and white with some black spotting.
  • Upperparts: Dark Green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Green Kingfisher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid buzzing direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-33 cm (11-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue-gray
  • Under Tail: White with black spotting.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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