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How KingFisher, the fastest bird hunter, Lives up to its name?

We recognize some people in the world for their talents. It is like they are born with it. When it comes to the bird kingdom, it goes the same. Lion may be the King in the jungle, but KingFisher is a bird with a self-explanatory name. Why are they called KingFisher? After seeing the following pictures captured by talented photographers, you will find the answer yourself. 


Kingfisher waits for some foolish tiny fish to pass by while most of the time perched on a limb above the water.

Once KingFisher locks its eyes on a target, there is no escape for the fish.

And that is it, lock the target and dive in. Capturing inside the water when KingFisher diving is one of the most difficult tasks any photographer will face.


Diving right into the water, not even allowing the target to move for a second.


Sometimes there has been a struggle for life between Kingfisher and the target. Although this photographer could capture this rare photo, you would not catch a thing if you could see it with your eyes. KingFisher is so fast.

This small bird’s showy bluish plumage is so beautiful and adept at blending in with the environment it lives in that the only way we can enjoy its acrobatic dives for fish is by patiently becoming invisible to it.

Watching KingFisher catching a fish is almost the same as watching tom cruise action in mission impossible movie. The thrill, action, and curiosity of what will happen next.


Kingfisher is born with the skill of taking out any fish it locks eyes on.

The struggle is over. The target fish has given up. Kingfisher is ready to take off.

Each bird strives to protect an area that offers sufficient fishing and a nice nest site while spending most of the year living alone. The color of the bird’s bill indicates the gender of the bird; males have black bills, while females have lower jaws that are the same shade of orange as the legs. There is a decrease in aggression between the sexes during the mating season. Direct in his approach, the male lunges toward his erstwhile foe while hissing aggressively. He serves her fresh fish directly into her beak if she can stand being around her. If you are obsessed with King Fishers, check out this Instagram page. It will be your all-time favorite.


It is not only how Kingfisher catching a fish is amazing. Its unique blueish color on feathers makes you think, is this a real picture or art?

Getting wet is not that much of a problem for Kingfisher. It is strong. Although it has too much water, it can still carry the target and fly.


This all happens within seconds. That is how good KingFisher is at what it does. Thanks to the talented photographer’s skills, we can all witness it.

Just like that, Kingfisher takes down the target with a glance.

A kingfisher dives into the water at 40 kph. It is Leaving its target fish with no second thoughts.

Kingfishers are a sign of the river’s banks’ healthy ecosystem because they can be found there.

Kingfishers can catch fish to a depth of 0.5 meters, even with their eyes covered by a protective transparent membrane.

If the quarrel cannot be resolved by aerial battle, Kingfishers will lock beaks and attempt to submerge one another on the river’s banks.

Kingfisher seems to need to learn about the photographer. It looks tired with a prize in its mouth.

Its sharp, high-pitched whistle is the sole thing that may identify this lively riverine bird. Fast and low, it crosses the waterways, leaving a turquoise-blue path.

This photographer could capture all the moments of a Kingfisher catching a fish, the struggle, and the moment eating what it earned. Some photographers spend months, and some spend years taking the perfect shots of KingFisher in action.


A little fish is what the Kingfisher stalks while sitting on a limb above the river. It may swoop down, seize its victim, and then quickly climb back to the porch. To stun the fish, strike it against a branch or, as in this scenario, against the rock.

Based on how the light strikes, the color of its plumage can vary, with greenish-metallic flashes on a base of blue-turquoise. The peculiar structure of its feathers causes this variation.

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