Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)

Belted Kingfisher

Synonyms: Ceryle alcyon

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Alcedinidae

Genus: Megaceryle

Species: Megaceryle alcyon

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 3 - Moderate Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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