this is new...do we have these kind of bird here in this part of texas, I think I saw one like it at the pond, here are some photo he was far away across the pond he was zipping in and out, swooping down in the pond so fast, he so pretty
Not a good photograph as I as zoomed out to the max and free hand. I'm sure of the species am think this should be enough for an agreement (I hope).
San Diego County, California, US
I've been seeing kingfishers here for the last couple months, but finally was able to snap a photo of one.
Single Belted Kingfisher seen in early am. White patch on wings when flying. Always perched high over water.
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.