Get notified whenever new sightings are posted via our Twitter account @NLNatureAlerts

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) Links

Previous Sightings by Tclenche

Thumbnail ImageOsprey (Pandion haliaetus) on June 17, 2014
Thumbnail ImageSnowshoe Hare or Rabbit (Lepus americanus) on May 17, 2014
Thumbnail ImageTom Cods on July 13, 2014
Thumbnail ImageAmerican Black Duck (Anas rubripes) on March 29, 2014
Thumbnail ImageGreater Scaup (Aythya marila) on March 19, 2014
Thumbnail ImageGreater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) on May 27, 2015
Thumbnail ImageSwallow on June 03, 2015

Statistics

  • Viewed: 549 times
  • Liked: 0 times

Do you like the sighting?

0 liked it
Contributors » Tclenche » Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) discovered by Tclenche (#6840)

Powered By Subgurim(http://googlemaps.subgurim.net).Google Maps ASP.NET

Sighting Info

Observed: June 8, 2015 @ 7:15 PM
Posted on: June 8, 2015 @ 8:15 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
sitting on a power line overlooking the pond.

Sighting's Identification

Help to Identify

Newfoundland Nature

Newfoundland Nature

Comments by Site Members (scroll to post comment)

By Frank on 6/8/2015 9:32:44 PM

Hi tclenche .. I noticed a bug in your previous sightings the other day for 23rd July 2014,
unidentified. I think it was a water boatman - corixidae, Familiar to some fly fishers as trout like them apparently.

By Tclenche on 6/8/2015 11:08:31 PM

thanks for the comment. I am hoping to go back to that pond this summer and capture one alive to get better photographs. This might help with ID! keep watching for photos if the water ever gets warm enough.

By Frank on 6/9/2015 6:49:11 AM

You're welcome. I'm a bit of a fly tier and there is not much info available on the stream insects that inhabit the streams here, so it is all grist for my mill, so to speak. Incidentally those water boatman apparently can fly and are said to just zip off and migrate for whatever it is moves them.

Leave Your Comment

In order to leave a comment, you need to register. It is very fast and easy

Click here to login or register