Which preposition to use with kingfishers

over Occurrences 2%

" And forgetting the salmon, as they had a moment before forgotten the crabs and sledges, these two children of the wild, following every breeze and bird call and blossoming bluebell and shining star alike, tumbled ashore and went hurrying up the brook, splashing through the shallows, darting like kingfishers over the points, and jumping like wild goats from rock to rock.

with Occurrences 2%

For the bird had partaken of a satisfactory dinner, and was thinking about it, while young Robin sighed and thought it seemed very dreadful; but the next moment he was watching a streak of blue, which was a kingfisher with a tiny silver fish in its beak, and thinking he was beginning to feel hungry himself.

by Occurrences 1%

BURROWING BIRDS.At Point Aux Beignes (Pancake Point) one of the men caught a kingfisher by clapping his hand over an orifice in the bank.

in Occurrences 1%

So the boy sung his new song of the kingfisher in the water-meadow and the cuckoo who had overslept itself.

about Occurrences 1%

Some of the Asiatic nations still wear the skin of the Kingfisher about their persons, as a protection against both moral and physical evils; the feathers are used as love-charms; and it is believed, that, if the body of the Kingfisher be evenly fixed upon a pivot, it will turn its head to the north, like the magnetic needle.

on Occurrences 1%

The king-bird, too lazy to give chase to his proper quarry, the wavering butterfly, sways to and fro upon a tall weed; and there, at the bend of the brook, sits an old kingfisher on a dead branch, gorged with his morning meal, and regardless of his reflected image in the still pool beneath.

to Occurrences 1%

He kept the necklace, however, and the white spot may be seen on the breast of the kingfisher to this day.

into Occurrences 1%

He was strolling past the saloon the morning after the Secret Meeting, when down into the street, like a kingfisher into a stream, Maudie darted, and held up the Colonel.

across Occurrences 1%

It's a fine morning of summer, and I saw a kingfisher across the watermeadows coming along.

Which preposition to use with  kingfishers