Bird Photography > List by family

Bird pictures by family

Family of Alcedinidae : Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Previous photo Return to list
Photo - Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Family of : Alcedinidae

Previous photo Return to list

Site : Estrie region, Quebec, Canada

Date : 2004-09-13

Notes : Female, recognizable by the maroon band on the breast. It is one of the rare species in North America where the female is more colorful than the male. Taken at Marais St-François. Canon 10D, 100-400L at 400mm, f/6.3, 1/320s, Hand held.

[ Return to photos for this family | Return to list of families ]

[ Return to top of page ]