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Synonyms for Ceryle

a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae

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The birds that feed in the shallows also include grebes (Podicipediformes), various ducks and swans (Anatidae), gulls (Laridae), terns (Sternidae), and belted kingfishers, Ceryle alcyon (Bent et al., 1968).
vociferus Wilson, whip-poor- I C will Chordeiles minor (Forster), I O common nighthawk Order Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds) Family Apodidae (swifts) Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus), I A chimney swift Family Trochilidae (hummingbords) Archilochus colubris (Linnaeus), I C ruby-throated hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin), I R rufous hummingbird Order Coraciiformes (todies, motmots, and kingfishers) Family Alcedinidae (kingfishers) Ceryle alcyon (Linnaeus), belted I O kingfisher Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies) Family Picidae (woodpeckers) Colaptes auratus (Linnaeus), I C northern flicker Dryocopus pileatus (Linnaeus), I O pileated woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus), I C red-bellied woodspecker M.
ossifragus, 7), Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis, 4), Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata, 4), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis, 2), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos, 2), and one each of the following species: Rock Dove (Columba livia), Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla), Herring Gull (L.
The more important marsh passerines include the kingfishers (Alcedo, Halcyon, Ceryle), which observe the water from a perch on an overhanging branch until they spot a fish, and then they plunge down and catch it.
Immediately after the spill, biologists observed dead fish, macroinvertebrates, mussels, turtles, frogs, snakes, muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus), wood ducks (Aix sponsa), and belted kingfishers (Ceryle alcyon).
For these reasons, we supplemented food of piscivorous Belted Kingfishers (Ceryle alcyon) to determine whether the timing of their reproduction was constrained by available energy.
Throughout most of North America, belted kingfishers (Ceryle alcyon) nest in burrows that they construct in dirt banks.
Species included belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), hairy woodpecker, golden-crowned kinglet (Regulus satrapa), brown creeper (Certhia americana), and solitary vireo.
belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) L., green heron (Butorides virescens virescens) L., great blue heron (Ardea herodias herodias) L., American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus).
Since the completion of the study, four additional species have been documented as collision deaths on campus: Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus).
caerula, Nyctalassa violacea L., Anhinga anhinga L., y Ceryle torquata L., realizandose el analisis con las 15 especies remanentes.
Some, such as Red-billed Pigeon (Columba flavirostris), have declined during the 20th century (Brush 1998), while others, such as Ringed Kingfisher (Ceryle torquata), have increased (Oberholser 1974).
Then there is the more simplified black and white patterning of the pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) which overlaps in range with the Smyrna kingfisher but also extends throughout almost the whole of sub-Saharan Africa, as far as the Cape mediterranean.