Plate 16. A Great Shrike standing on a tree branch at top, preparing to eat a dead mouse, watched by a Woodchat below, partly obscured by a Red-backed Shrike; a Kingfisher flying to left towards the water; a Creeper sitting on a tree trunk at top right, a Wryneck below, and a Nuthatch at a hole in the trunk
- one of four plates printed on the sheet; illustration to H G Adams and H B Adams’s ‘The Smaller British Birds’ (London: 1874, Bell); after Alexander Francis Lydon. c 1874, Wood-engraving, printed in colours
White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) also known as the White-breasted Kingfisher or Smyrna Kingfisher, is a tree kingfisher, widely distributed in Eurasia from Bulgaria, Turkey, east through South Asia to the Philippines.