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Definition of Alcedo

Alcedo
Alcedo Al*ce"do, n. [L., equiv. to Gr. ?. See Halcyon.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.

Meaning of Alcedo from wikipedia

- kingfisher (Alcedo atthis ispida). Alcedo is the Latin for "kingfisher". The genus contains the following seven species: Cerulean kingfisher (Alcedo coerulescens)...
- Alcedo is a genus of birds in the kingfisher subfamily Alcedininae. Alcedo may also refer to: Alcedo, Álava, a village in Lantarón muni****lity, Spain...
- The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), also known as the Eurasian kingfisher and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized...
- Alcedo Volcano is one of the six coalescing shield volcanoes that make up Isabela Island in the Galapagos. The remote location of the volcano has meant...
- José Bernardo Alcedo (August 20, 1788 – December 28, 1878) was a Peruvian composer. Alcedo was born in Lima, Peru. He studied music at the Convento de...
- Macroglossum alcedo is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Tanimbar, the Kai Islands, Aru, Papua New Guinea and Queensland. Adults have brown...
- German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas in 1764 and given the binomial name Alcedo cristata. The specific epithet cristata is from the Latin cristatus meaning...
- Horno de Alcedo (Valencian: Forn d'Alcedo) is a village in the muni****lity of Valencia, located in the Pobles del Sud district. Its po****tion was 1,204...
- ISBN 978174021417-9 Schodde, R. & Mason I.J. (1976) "Infra-specific variation in Alcedo azurea Latham (Alcedinidae)." Emu 76(1): 161–166. doi:10.1071/MU9760161...
- south Asia as far as Australia, with one species, the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) also appearing in Europe and northern Asia. This group includes...
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