Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon
A mid-sized bird, frequently spotted along the shores of lakes and rivers. The bird sits on a branch looking for fishes and then suddenly dives at high speed into the water to catch a fish. Also spectacular are the birds territorial fight with other Kingfishers over fishing grounds.
Observations by Season
Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.
A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.
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