WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)

159001  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159001)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Adriaens, P. (2011). Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159001 on 2017-12-11

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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basis of record Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Newfoundland and Labrador to Alaska and south throughout most of the United States. Winters from southern Canada to Central America and the West Indies. Nest is a chamber at the end of a long burrow dug in a suitable bank at the side of a lake or stream. Eggs are laid from late May to mid June. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbandijsvogel [from synonym]  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbelted kingfisher  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMartin-pêcheur d'Amérique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGürtelfischer  [details]