This 14 page resource is suitable for Key Stage 2 Primary Science Living Things and their Habitats and provides fun and interesting information about the kingfisher, identification, its scientific name, its habitat, its food sources, its breeding season, its territory, legislation and protection, competition from other species and also some fun historical facts. The resource also provides an explanation of the nitrification cycle and how this affects rivers and fish (knock on effect for the kingfisher). There is a table of key terms (which are coloured and emboldened throughout the text. There is a crossword style quiz which provides a word in the shaded squares and 20 Y/N questions to test learners understanding of the information within the resource. There is also an activity for outdoor learning (children must be supervised at all times by water). Answers are included.
A great way for children to learn about a bird species, habitats, breeding and feeding cycle and how it depends on water quality and other creatures to survive.