15 septembrie 2017

Kingfisher (Pescaras albastru / Ivan Pescarul / Alcedinide), Juvenile

Kingfisher (Pescaras albastru / Ivan Pescarul / Alcedinide), Juvenile, in Danube Delta

Kingfishers or Alcedinidae are a family of small to medium-sized, brightly colored birds in the order Coraciiformes. They have a cosmopolitan distribution, with most species found outside the Americas.
The family contains 114 species and is divided into three subfamilies: river kingfishers (Alcedininae), tree kingfishers (Halcyoninae), and water kingfishers (Cerylinae).

Kingfisher (Pescaras albastru / Ivan Pescarul / Alcedinide), Juvenile, in Danube Delta. The white tip to the bill indicates that this is a juvenile too (5-6 weeks old).

Read more on wikipedia or sor.ro (romanian)
Locația: Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Maliuc - sat Vulturu, Tulcea 064535, Romania

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