Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Belted Kingfisher

Home          Order

 

Ceryle Alcyon Alternate name
Megaceryle alcyon Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Cerylidae Family   
30.5 - 33cm Length
Tropical mangrove, lakes, rivers, streams, bogs, marshes, swamps, fens, peatlands, up to 2,500 m, in:- Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbuda, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Clipperton Atoll, Colombia, Cosos Island Costa Rica, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Isla Margarita, Islas Revillagigedo, Leeward Islands, Lesser AntillesMartinique, Mexico, Montserrat,  Navassa, Netherlands Antilles, Providencia, Saba, Saint Barth?emy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint-Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Andr? Island, Sint-Eustatius, Turks and Caicos Islands, Windward Islands Habitat-Altitude-Range
5 - 8 glossy white eggs nests in burrow near its fishing territory. Clutch  
Fish, crabs, molluscs, insects, amphibians, reptiles, small birds, small mammals, occasionally berries. Food   Diet
Fishes from perch. Habits
1150 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo December 5, 2006 by mikebaird © all rights reserved 

 Video by manolodorecho © all rights reserved

wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes)

 Belted Kingfisher call
(Megaceryle alcyon)
Robin Carter XC1363
11-04-2005, United States

  Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds© all rights reserved

Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds © all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)

 

01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase