Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Belted Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Megaceryle alcyon
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W. and c. Alaska, Canada in c. Yukon, British Columbia, w. and sc. Mackenzie, n. Saskatchewan e. to ec. Labrador and Newfoundland s. through w. United States to s. California e. to the Gulf coast states and c. Florida.
Winters in s Canada through Central America to n. South America, the West Indies and Galapagos Is.
Cincinnati Nature Center, Clermont County, Ohio, USA - Apr 17, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is sitting on branch.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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