Hello and welcome to Kingfisher Class. We are year 3 children and our teacher is Mrs Sleigh
Kingfisher Facts We researched these facts together using the internet during Week 1.
Kingfisher definition: An often brightly coloured bird with a large head and long sharp beak.
- Kingfishers really like water, such as lakes, canals and rivers.
- Kingfishers are around all of the year.
- They eat fish and aquatic insects.
- They live all over the UK, in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
- Kingfishers lay 6 or 7 eggs in March or April.
- The eggs hatch 19-21 days later. They leave the nest after 24-25 days.
- They don’t live very long. The oldest one recorded was only 7 ½ years old.
- Lack of food and the cold means many kingfishers do not survive.
- The main predator is a cat.