WoRMS taxon details

Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
WoRMS (2018). Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159001 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


basis of record Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Reproduction 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 bandijsvogel [from synonym]  [details]
English belted kingfisher  [details]
French Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique  [details]
German Gürtelfischer  [details]