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Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) discovered by Tclenche (#7842)

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Sighting Info

Observed: February 7, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: February 7, 2016 @ 10:19 AM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
sitting on a wire, facing the salt water

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By sam on 2/7/2016 10:42:49 AM

good sighting. that Kingfgisher must be resident in your area.

By Tclenche on 2/7/2016 1:38:49 PM

We have a lot of Kingfishers, I am pretty sure some of them are winter resident.

By sam on 2/7/2016 9:03:20 PM

thanks, Tom. I am wondering what the reason for so many Kingfishers on Random Island, bvut I seldom see one here in the Southwest Arm area. Random Islamd is only 1-1/2 nauticat miles north of here.

By Tclenche on 2/7/2016 9:53:49 PM

in the summer, they are quite numerous on the coast and in ponds. I know  rough locations for at least three nests. I wonder if the sticklebacks keep them fed here?

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