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Belted Kingfisher10 locationsBird
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Feb 6 2015
More Birding/Photography Trips II
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Feb 3 2015
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge
TypeBird
FamilyAlcedinidae - Kingfishers
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Megaceryle alcyon

Habitat:Full-time resident of much of the U.S. with the exception of the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains where it spends the summers only. Winters in Florida and the Southwest, including Southern California. Inhabits Lakes, Rivers and Saltwater Estuaries.

Description:Dove sized Bird with Blue/Gray above, White below. Dagger-like Bill and bushy Crest. Male has Blue/Gray Breast Band, Female is similar, but also with Chestnut Belly Band.

Comments:When prey is spotted in the Water, it can hover above like a Tern.


Edited 10/09/12 Source: Audubon Online Guides
  All Months
25 Photos
Jan
7
Feb
8
Mar
0
Apr
1
May
0
Jun
0
Jul
0
Aug
0
Sep
4
Oct
2
Nov
1
Dec
2
 
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