belted kingfisher
noun Date: 1811 a North American kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon syn. Megaceryle alcyon) that is slate blue above and white below with a slate-blue breast band and an additional chestnut-colored band in the female

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  • Belted Kingfisher — Adult male Adult female …   Wikipedia

  • belted kingfisher — noun greyish blue North American kingfisher with a chestnut band on its chest • Syn: ↑Ceryle alcyon • Hypernyms: ↑kingfisher • Member Holonyms: ↑Ceryle, ↑genus Ceryle * * * noun : a No. Ame …   Useful english dictionary

  • belted kingfisher — baltapilvis keršasis tulžys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Ceryle alcyon; Megaceryle alcyon; Streptoceryle alcyon angl. belted kingfisher vok. Gürtelfischer, m rus. опоясанный пегий зимородок, m pranc. martin pêcheur d… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • belted kingfisher — a grayish blue, North American kingfisher, Ceryle alcyon, having a white breast marked with a grayish blue band. See illus. under kingfisher. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kingfisher — Taxobox name = Kingfishers image caption = Belted Kingfisher ( Ceryle alcyon ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Coraciiformes subordo = Alcedines subdivision ranks = Families subdivision = Alcedinidae Halcyonidae… …   Wikipedia

  • kingfisher — /king fish euhr/, n. any of numerous fish or insect eating birds of the family Alcedinidae that have a large head and a long, stout bill and are usually crested and brilliantly colored. [1400 50; KING + FISHER; r. king s fisher, late ME kinges… …   Universalium

  • Kingfisher — King fish er (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh [ e]r), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of birds constituting the family {Alcedinid[ae]}. Most of them feed upon fishes which they capture by diving and seizing them with the beak; others feed only upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water kingfisher — Water Kingfishers Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Megaceryle alcyon —   Megaceryle alcyon …   Wikipedia Español

  • Megaceryle — A male Belted Kingfisher Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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