We have recently updated some of our Kingfishers and added several new ones bringing the total number of Kingfishers on Birdorable to ten! There are actually 90 different species of Kingfisher in the world, so we still have a way to go. Each of our birds... Read more »
The Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher is a small species of kingfisher that lives in parts of India and southeast Asia. These little birds are extremely colorful, with plumage in shades of pale orange, lilac, blue, and white.
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfishers are also known as Oriental Dwarf-Kingfishers or Three-toed Kingfishers. They feed on insects, small crustaceans, and fish. Hunting is usually done from a perched position.
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfishers have a large range, but are fairly sparse within that range. As of September 2014, their conservation status is Least Concern.
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This week, we’ve been celebrating the world’s kingfishers! There are about 90 species of kingfisher in the world. These darling birds are often colorful, and they can be found all around the... Read more »