I don't find kingfishers (kotare, Halycon sancta) very frequently & when I do they are just lazing around not showing any action (except when they fly away from me! When I saw this one I thought it looked rather gorgeous.
37+ Picture of Beautiful & Colorful Bird from All Over the World
Snowbound Throw ~ THIS is the one I'm making as a wedding gift for my niece in a light shade of lavender called Thistle. It's a simple pattern and produces a lightweight fabric that will be perfect for their home in Texas!