belted kingfisher

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Synonyms for belted kingfisher

greyish-blue North American kingfisher with a chestnut band on its chest

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Megaceryle alcyon Belted Kingfisher WR 0.54 C Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied WR 0.17 U Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis Red-naped Sapsucker WR 0.07 R Colaples auratus Northern Flicker WR 0.03 R Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher T 0.14 R Coniopus sordidulus Western Wood-Pewee T 0.03 Contopus virens Eastern Wood-Pewee T Empidonax sp.
Specifically, Huntsman postulated that the large parr of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), in their third year of river life, were vulnerable to predation by the belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) and especially by the American merganser (Mergus merganser) during years of low July-August rainfall.
We observed piscivory by Belted Kingfishers, (Megaceryle alcyon), Black Terns, (Sterna fuscata), Common Loons, (Gavia immer), and Great Blue Herons, (Ardea herodias) on age-0 rainbow trout, and by Common Loons, Great Blue Herons, osprey, (Pandion haliaetus), and Bald Eagles, (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on age-1 rainbow trout.
Veinticuatro especies se registraron exclusivamente en el bosque tropical caducifolio, cuatro en el bosque tropical mediano (Microcerculus marginatus, Hylocichla mustelina, Dendroica coronata y Helmitheros vermivorum), dos especies en el bosque de galeria (Megaceryle alcyon y Chloroceryle amazona), una especie en la vegetacion secundaria (Picoides scalaris), una especie en la zona de potreros/pastizales (Bubulcus ibis).
alnorum 0.27 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 0.27 Green Heron Butorides virescens 0.18 Gray Partridge Perdix perdix 0.18 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon 0.18 Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons 0.18 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 0.18 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 0.18 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 0.18 Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina 0.18 Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus 0.09 Sora Porzana carolina 0.09 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanos 0.09 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris 0.09 Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens 0.09 Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe 0.09 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus 0.09 Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia 0.09 Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus 0.09
We did not record birds detected outside the 25-m radius with the exception of species such as hawks (e.g., Circus cyaneus, Buteo spp.), belted kingfishers (Megaceryle alcyon), rough-winged and barn swallows (Stelgridopteryx ruficollis, Hirundo rustica) and chimney swifts (Chaetura pelagica), which were presumed to be using the pond as an aerial foraging site.