KINGFISHER

Kingfisher, making an indelible impression over the centuries with its beauty and agility as well as the meanings attributed to him...

Travelling endlessly in the blue waters for hours, flapping its wings for hundreds of miles to explore new shores, taking off against the wind, flying fast, always with thundering voice, although having a route towards the “new”, always coming full circle and landing on the Aegean, colourful and agile bird of Izmir...

Always a “nimrod”. The warrior known as “Halcyon” meaning “The Bird which predominates the sea” in Ancient Greek. The legend referred to as “King Fisher” in English, nicknamed “Tank” by the Polish. The colourful symbol of maritime, making an indelible impression in every language, every country, in every coast he inhabits, striking the sighters riveting.

According to mythology; he bears all the colours of centuries old long journeys on his body, he takes the blueness of his wings from the reflection of the sea, it is believed that the sea calms and the wind stops over the course of fifteen days when the nesting time arrive; he is the symbol of peace, prosperity and power for every sailor throughout the history.

They say that the water, where kingfisher lives must be very clean and clear. If there is a kingfisher in a place, this means that the water therein is not polluted!