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Megaceryle alcyon
Megaceryle alcyon
Belted Kingfisher
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0713 0072 (2013-07-16)

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  • date of photo  Dec 13, 2011
  • latitude 39.32629   longitude -121.81569   max error distance 6018 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Assumed referring to Gray Lodge Wildlife Area
  • location   Gray Lodge Wildlife Area near Gridley (Butte County, California, US)
  • notes   The Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) is a large, conspicuous water kingfisher, the only member of that group commonly found in the northern United States and Canada.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Belted Kingfisher 111213 _7004808
  • photo category: Animal - Bird
  • original filename: Belted Kingfisher 111213 _7004808.jpg

  • common names   Belted Kingfisher (photographer)
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