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Belted Kingfisher --(Ceryle alcyon) (13786 bytes)

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Belted Kingfisher
Ceryle alcyon

I hear kingfishers more often than I see them. It seems like most days I hear at least one make its distinctive rattling call as it flies past my office building. They seem a little wary of me taking their picture, so I may have more luck sitting and waiting for one.

Location: Crescent Harbor Breakwater, Sitka, Alaska

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