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Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Kingfishers

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There are four types of kingfishers in North America. The Belted Kingfisher can be found throughout the continent into Mexico excluding the northern tundra regions.

The Ringed Kingfisher is the largest of the species and the Green Kingfisher and the Amazon Kingfisher, which is similar in looks, but larger in size. Both these birds live in Mexico and can be found in the southern boundaries of the United States.

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References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds