WoRMS taxon details

Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
WoRMS (2018). Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159001 on 2018-02-19
Date
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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  (ofCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source  (ofCeryle 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  (ofCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

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

additional source  (ofCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (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  (ofCeryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)) Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofCeryle 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
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]