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    1 - A montage of a Kingfisher,Megaceryle alcyon, in a dive.

    10/24/2017 Dungeness Landing County Park, Clallam County, Washington

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    2 - Belted Kingfisher.

    10/24/2017 Dungeness Landing County Park, Clallam County, Washington

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    3 - Belted Kingfisher.

    07/10/2016 Salt Creek Recreation Area, Washington

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    4 - Belted Kingfisher.

    07/10/2016 Salt Creek Recreation Area, Washington

Belted Kingfishers perch and wait, them swoop into the air before making a specacular dive. We often hear them before we see them. They’re fairly common along the salt-water beaches of the Olympic Peninsula.