Ringed Kingfisher


(Megaceryle torquata - formerly Ceryle torquatus)

The largest of the three kingfishers found in North America, Ringed Kingfisher  is seen only in south Texas. It perches prominently, and is unmistakable with its imposing size and bright orange underparts. The female’s breast is blue between the white neck ring and the orange underparts.

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