Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon

Length 11.0-14.0 in (27.9-35.6 cm)
Weight M: 4.0-6.1 oz (113-173 g), F: 4.9-6.3 oz (138-178 g)
Clutch Size 6-7
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Belted Kingfisher is found throughout most of Canada, all of the U.S. Mexico, Central America and the southern edge of South America. Females have a red chest band and on their flanks, while the males do not. They eat fish, aquatic invertebrates, insects, and small vertebrates.

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