Belted Kingfisher – 9/18/14
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 9/18/14
Observation Time: 2:50 p.m.
Observation Place: near Lake Massapoag boat launching ramp
Common Name: Belted Kingfisher
Scientific Name: Megaceryle alcyon
Comments: Belted kingfishers nest in a burrow, usually in a dirt bank near water. Their call is a distinctive, scolding chatter. Check out the recordings at the link below.
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