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Kingfisher - Samaneh Khoshbouy-Siakani


Name:
Samaneh Khoshbouy-Siakani

Country:
Germany

Social networks:
Samantha @samaneh_khoshbou (instagram)

Title:
Kingfisher

Species:
Bird ( Kingfisher )

Description:
Kingfishers are a group of small to medium-sized, brightly colored birds in the order Coraciiformes. They have a cosmopolitan distribution, with most species found outside of the Americas. The group is treated either as a single family, the Alcedinidae, or as a suborder Alcedines containing three families, Alcedinidae (river kingfishers), Halcyonidae (tree kingfishers), and Cerylidae (water kingfishers). Roughly 90 species of kingfishers are described. All have large heads, long, sharp, pointed bills, short legs, and stubby tails. Most species have bright plumage with few differences between the sexes. Most species are tropical in distribution, and a slight majority are found only in forests. They consume a wide range of prey, as well as fish, usually caught by swooping down from a perch.

Category:
Handmade

Technique:
Colored pencil

Year:
2017

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