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Photo of a kingfisher

Birds that start with K

Birds in all shapes, colors and sizes. Birds that fly, birds that walk, birds that chirp, birds that talk.
Scientific name: order: coraciiformes
A kingfisher is a type of bird found all over the world. Many kingfishers live near water, and dive for fish. Kingfishers also eat crayfish, frogs, and insects. Forest dwelling kingfishers eat small reptiles.

Kis forKiwi

Scientific name: apteryx mantelli
Kiwi are flightless birds from New Zealand. They are around the size of a chicken, and for their body size they lay the largest egg. The kiwi is a national symbol of New Zealand. Not to be confused with the kiwi fruit.
Photo of a kookaburra
Scientific name: dacelo novaeguineae
Kookaburras are a kind of large kingfisher native to Australia and New Guinea. Kookaburras are best known for the noise they make, which sounds like loud, human laughter. Kookaburras are found in forests, deserts, and in the suburbs of cities.