A genus of perching wild birds including the European kingfisher Alcedo ispida See Halcyon
- kind genus for the Alcedinidae
- A genus of perching birds, like the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.
The association of Alcedo with the other two is no doubt a 'misplacement, but the alliance of Buceros to Upupa, already suggested by Gould and Blyth in 1838 4 (Mag.