This Feathery Friday brings you a king of bird! They’re not big or on the top of the food chain, but they are called kings! Who wants to meet this royal bird? We do!


Range/Habitat: Africa-Southwest Asia/near water- fresh and ocean

Diet: Carnivore: fish

Length/Weight: 10”/ 3 ¼ oz

Conservation Status: Common



Fun Facts:

  • Pied Kingfishers are fluffy bird with feathery crests on their heads.
  • They are speedy fliers.
  • Pied kingfishers can hover over water before diving to catch their prey.
  • Male and female pied kingfishers help rear chicks. Young adult birds act as helpers in rearing chicks too.


Pied kingfishers are neat birds! They make a great sound too! Check it out!






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