Ringed Kingfisher

Megaceryle torquata

Order

CORACIIFORMES

Family

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Code 4

RIKI

Code 6

CERTOR

ITIS

HEAD

Ringed Kingfisher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray
  • Forehead Color: Blue-gray
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ringed Kingfisher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 39-42 cm (15.5-16.5 in)
  • Weight: 315 g (11.1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Red-brown and white.
  • Upperparts: Blue-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Ringed Kingfisher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: High direct flight with floppy wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 61-74 cm (24-29 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue-gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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