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  • Spanish
    • Martín pescador norteño
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BEKI
  • Scientific Names
    • Megaceryle alcyon
    • Ceryle alcyon
    • Megaceryle alcyon alcyon
    • Megaceryle alcyon caurina
  • English
    • Belted Kingfisher

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Recent observations

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BEKI Megaceryle alcyon

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cotaweaver

Date

April 12, 2014

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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lyssa

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April 8, 2014

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Belted kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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arleyfosburgh

Date

March 30, 2014

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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allysonadame

Date

April 6, 2014

Description

Kingfisher on the bird feeder at my house.

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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johngcramer

Date

April 12, 2014

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BEKI Megaceryle alcyon

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cotaweaver

Date

April 9, 2014

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BEKI Megaceryle alcyon

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cotaweaver

Date

April 7, 2014

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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michael_morin

Date

April 7, 2014 04:10 PM CDT

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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wendy5

Date

April 6, 2014

Description

This particular Kingfisher lives in the cliffs and likes to fish along this coast near the Boat Haven.

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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kellymckeown

Date

April 6, 2014 01:57 PM EDT

Place

Cayo (Google, OSM)

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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calopteryx

Date

December 16, 2010

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

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calopteryx

Date

December 15, 2010
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Description from Wikipedia

The Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) is a large, conspicuous water kingfisher, the only member of that group commonly found in the northern United States and Canada. It is depicted on the 1986 series Canadian $5 note. All kingfishers were formerly placed in one family, Alcedinidae, but recent research suggests that this should be divided into three. All six New World kingfishers, together with three Old World species, make up the new family Cerylidae.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.