African Dwarf Kingfisher

Latin Name Ceyx lecontei
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Africa
Colour -
Length 10 cm (4 inches)
Wingspan - cm (- inches)
Weight 9 g (0.3 oz)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Main Characteristics

African Dwarf Kingfishers are the world's smallest species of kingfisher. They are 10 cms (4 inches) in length and they weigh 9g (0.3 oz).


African Dwarf Kingfishers are found in Africa.


There are no subspecies of the African Dwarf Kingfisher.

Interesting Facts

African Dwarf Kingfishers belong to the old world genus of river kingfishers, Ceyx.

Similar Birds

Common Kingfisher
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfisher
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Rufous-Backed Kingfisher
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher
Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher

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