Belted Kingfisher

Megaceryle alcyon

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Belted Kingfisher

Species
  • Latin: Megaceryle alcyon
  • Iñupiaq: nukuutchiqiq
Viewing Scale
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

Gallery

Pictures of Belted Kingfisher.