How to Draw a Kingfisher

Kingfishers are beautiful and colorful birds that are known for their ability to catch fish in the water. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to draw a kingfisher step by step, so you can capture its unique shape and beauty on paper. From creating the bird’s distinctive beak to adding intricate details such as feathers and colors, we’ll show you every step of the way.


Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Coloring Supplies

Perfect For:

  • Kids
  • Newbies

How to Draw a Kingfisher

  • Draw a rounded body shape for the kingfisher.
  • Add a small, rounded head connected to the body with a short neck.
  • Draw a long, pointed beak on the head.
  • Add a round eye on the head.
  • Sketch two thin legs with sharp claws, extending from the bottom of the body.
  • Draw two wings on each side of the body, with feather details.
  • Add a medium-length, fan-shaped tail at the back of the body.
  • Include shading, patterns, and vibrant colors (such as blues and oranges) to make the kingfisher look more realistic.

Easy Kingfisher Drawing for Kids – Step by Step Tutorial

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Congratd kid! You’ve reached the end of this tutorial on how to draw a kingfisher. Now you can add some colors to make your drawing more realistic. Make it pop out of your paper please and go show it off to the world!


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About the Kingfisher

Kingfishers are small, brightly-colored birds found across the world. They are typically found near rivers and lakes, where they use their long, pointed beaks to catch fish. Kingfishers have a wide variety of colors, from blues and greens to reds and oranges.