Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Coraciiformes — the kingfishers and related species.

Etymologies

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Alcedo +‎ -idae

Examples

  • The common kingfisher is a small bird measuring around 17cm in length, that belongs to the Alcedinidae family of the Coraciiformes order.

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  • The common kingfisher is a small bird measuring around 17cm in length, that belongs to the Alcedinidae family of the Coraciiformes order.

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  • Family Common Name Species Alcedinidae Spangled kookaburra Dacelo tyro Alcedinidae Little paradise-kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis Sylviidae Fly River grassbird Megalurus albolimbatus Estrildidae Grey-crowned munia Lonchura nevermanni Estrildidae Black munia Lonchura stygia An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Trans Fly savanna and grasslands

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