Belted Kingfisher
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Male Belted Kingfisher
Male Belted Kingfisher
Photographer: Kevin Cole


Female Belted Kingfisher
Female Belted Kingfisher
Photographer: Mike Baird


Belted Kingfisher Range Map (N, C & S America)
Belted Kingfisher Range Map (N, C & S America)
Orange = Summer (breeding)
Red = Year Round
Blue = Winter (non breeding)

Latin Name Megaceryle alcyon
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location N, C & S America
Colour Blue-Grey & White
Length 28 - 35 cm (11 - 13.8 inches)
Wingspan 48 - 58 cm (19 - 23 inches)
Weight 140 - 170 g (5 - 6 oz)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Habitat

Belted Kingfishers are found in North, Central and northern South America.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Belted Kingfisher.

Interesting Facts

The Belted Kingfisher was depicted on the 1986 series Canadian $5 note.
 


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