Ceryle alcyon


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Noun1.Ceryle alcyon - greyish-blue North American kingfisher with a chestnut band on its chestCeryle alcyon - greyish-blue North American kingfisher with a chestnut band on its chest
kingfisher - nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish
Ceryle, genus Ceryle - a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae
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1942 Caecincola Micropterus Intestine Venard, 1940 parvulus salmoides Cathaemasia Ceryle alcyon Intestine Harwood, reticulata 1936 Cercaria corti Helisoma Digestive Gland Byrd & trivolvis Reiber, 1940 C.
6 Unidentified swifts Apodidae 7 0 0 Belted kingfisher Ceryle alcyon 6 0.
vociferus Wilson, whip-poor- I C will Chordeiles minor (Forster), I O common nighthawk Order Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds) Family Apodidae (swifts) Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus), I A chimney swift Family Trochilidae (hummingbords) Archilochus colubris (Linnaeus), I C ruby-throated hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin), I R rufous hummingbird Order Coraciiformes (todies, motmots, and kingfishers) Family Alcedinidae (kingfishers) Ceryle alcyon (Linnaeus), belted I O kingfisher Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies) Family Picidae (woodpeckers) Colaptes auratus (Linnaeus), I C northern flicker Dryocopus pileatus (Linnaeus), I O pileated woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus), I C red-bellied woodspecker M.