For The kingfisher River Bank, Potter killed a whole family of kingfishers (and seized seven of their eggs).
The kingfisher was common; the swallows had not yet taken their flight, and in some places the sandpiper was seen upon the bank.
The great or broad-billed jacamar is very like a kingfisher.
The only kingfisher that occurs abundantly throughout the Nilgiris is the common kingfisher (Alcedo ispida).
It was not until it had disappeared that she realized that it was a kingfisher which had just crossed the pond.
Like most birds of brilliant plumage, the kingfisher prefers a quiet and secluded haunt.
The kingfisher had been somewhat more to the south than we were when we sighted the chase.
This just suited Mr. kingfisher, and he went about his business very well content to be let alone.
A kingfisher was sitting on it, when we came along, and flew off with a screech.
Mr. A. I can tell you what that bird was—a kingfisher, the celebrated halcyon of the ancients, about which so many tales are told.