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Kingfisher catches crayfish in its beak

Belted kingfisher with crayfish. Photo by Dave Harper, Oakley, CA
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The belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) likes to sit on power lines next to creeks and dive down and catch fish when it spots them swimming near the surface of the water.

Sometimes they get lucky and catch a tasty crayfish. /Gary

Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012
Under: Belted kingfisher | 3 Comments »