Species: Alcedo atthis
English Name: Common Kingfisher
Chinese Name: 普通翠鳥
The Common Kingfisher is a small kingfisher (16-20 cm) with a long black bill (with an orange base on females) and red feet and legs. Plumage is mainly orange-rufous underparts and blue upperparts, with a white throat and neck patch. This Macao resident can be found in a variety of wetlands on the territory.
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- Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.