Female Belted Kingfisher
AlcedinidaeAvesBelted KingfisherCoraciiformesIllinoisLake CountyRolllins Savanna
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Landing Belted Kingfisher
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Belted Kingfisher And Great Egret
The landing egret startled the kingfisher, which had previously been concealed behind the dead tree trunk.
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Like A Lawn Dart
Emerging Kingfisher 2
Diving Belted Kingfisher
This thirteen frame stop action sequence shows a Kingfisher from his perch in the small tree until he enters the water. The total elapsed time from launch until splashdown is less than two and a half seconds.
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Belted Kingfisher Takeoff
This twenty five frame sequence follows the Kingfisher emerging from his successful dive until he reaches an alternate dining perch. Not shown are the two frames captured while he was in the water.