WoRMS taxon details

Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Streptoceryle alcyon · uncertain > unassessed
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
WoRMS (2024). Megaceryle alcyon (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159001 on 2024-04-14
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z

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context source (Bermuda) Amos, E. J. R. (1991). A Guide to The Birds of Bermuda. 206 pp [details]   

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. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/116743.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   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]
Dutch bandijsvogel [from synonym]  [details]
English belted kingfisher  [details]
French Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique  [details]
German Gürtelfischer  [details]