- Aerial Ramming, a Burrow Excavation Behavior by Belted Kingfishers, with a Review of its Occurrence among the Alcedinidae. Hendricks, Paul; Richie, Deborah; Hendricks, Lisa M. // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Mar2013, Vol. 125 Issue 1, p197
We observed a pair of Belted Kingfishers (Megaceryle alcyon) as they initiated burrow excavation in a bank along Rattlesnake Creek near Missoula, Montana in April 2010. During 180 min of observation on the first three mornings (17-19 Apr) of burrow excavation we observed the kingfishers fly...
- King of the stream. Davis, William James // Natural History;May88, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p38
A study along the Great Miami River in Ohio to see if belted kingfishers defend their territory revealed that both male and female kingfishers are territorial, with the female birds more so than the males.
- KINGFISHERS. Armstrong, Robert H. // Guide to the Birds of Alaska;1995, p205
The article presents information on the Belted Kingfisher. It is only species of kingfishers that occurs in Alaska. These birds catch fish by diving into the water headfirst. Kingfishers may hunt for fish by watching from a branch over the water or by hovering. When fish are scarce, they may...
- Sea spooks. Walsh, K.; Hansen, B.A. // Ranger Rick;Oct90, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p44
Presents photos and information about undersea creatures. Dragon moray and bat fish; Ghost crab and vampire squid; Dead man's fingers and the devilfish.
- UFOs! Walsh, K. // Ranger Rick;Dec91, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p20
Presents photos and information about underwater floating objects, or strange little creatures of the sea. Comb jelly, a jellyfish; Glass jellyfish; Nudibranch or Sea slug; Barnacles; Baby squid; Shrimp; Sea urchin; All less than two inches long.
- Stars of the sea. Walsh, Kathy; Bavendam, Fred // Ranger Rick;May93, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p32
Focuses on some of the brightest stars who are `shining' right here on Earth--sea stars. How sea stars move; The tiny spines that cover their skin; How sea stars regrow a lost arm; What sea stars eat; What eats sea stars; More.
- One fish, two fish. // Ecos;Autumn96, Issue 87, p15
Focuses on the Ecology Lab Pty. Ltd.'s surveys of the wetlands, creeks and deep-water habitats at Homebush Bay, Australia. Amazing diversity in fish and animals living in watery regions of the area.
- Feather stars. Prescott, Lyle; Bavendam, Fred // Ranger Rick;Jul98, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p4
Features the underwater animals called feather stars. Food gathering techniques; Locomotion; Colors; Coexistence with tiny creatures and fishes.
- Phenomena, comment and notes. Keller, W.E. // Smithsonian;Nov88, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p32
Discusses an ocean dwelling species of worm known as Diopatra cuprea. This marine group of worms, called polychaetes, was studied by the author at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.