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Belted Kingfisher

Martin-pĂȘcheur d'Amérique

Megaceryle alcyon

Birds of North America
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  • Belted Kingfisher
  • Belted Kingfisher

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Belted Kingfisher

B L W W W Family Latin Name
13" 33cm 20" 50.8cm 5oz 141.75g Alcedinidae Megaceryle alcyon

  • Breeding
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Belted Kingfisher range

The Belted Kingfisher is the most common kingfisher seen in North America. This kingfisher makes it nest by digging into shoreline banks next to the water. It can be found in almost all areas of the continent. It is seen from Newfoundland and Labrador through two thirds of Quebec, Ontario, all of the prairie provinces, the Northwest and Yukon Territories as well as most of Alaska. South to the California Baja and across all the US states to the Atlantic coast as well as north into Nova Scotia. It has been seen in Cuba.

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