Place: Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent
Date: 21 February 2015.
Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 1 March 2015.
[Alcedo atthis, Family Alcedinidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kingfisher]
The sound of the common kingfisher (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)
Distribution of the kingfisher across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).