Male belted kingfisher. Photo by Kevin Cole / Wikimedia Commons.

Belted Kingfisher

Roughly 13 inches long with a shaggy crest and a heavy, dagger-like bill, the belted kingfisher is easily recognized. Both males and females are mostly blue-gray above and white below. Males have a single, blue-gray band across the chest; females have the same band, plus a second, rufous band across the belly. Listen for Most […]

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