Belted Kingfisher

Megaceryle alcyon

Belted Kingfisher Alaska

Belted Kingfisher

  • Latin: Megaceryle alcyon
  • Iñupiaq: nukuutchiqiq
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Chances of seeing Belted Kingfisher in Alaska
  • Description

    Belted kingfishers are found throughout much of North America. Hey have blue heads with white collars around their neck. Their bellies and the underside of their wings are white. Females have rust coloring across their bellies. Both males and females have skate blue backs and breast.

  • Habitat & Range


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