Belted Kingfisher – 9/9/13
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 9/9/13
Observation Time: 2:05 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Dam
Common Name: Belted Kingfisher
Scientific Name: Megaceryle alcyon
Comments: These charismatic birds dive for fish. Believe it or not, they nest in burrows on the banks of streams and ponds.
More Information: University of Massachusetts