|Cat Name :||Divingbird|
|Common Name :||Belted Kingfisher|
|Scientific Name :||Megaceryle alcyon|
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|Physical Description :||
Belted Kingfishers have a shaggy crest. It’s long bill is black with a gray base. Both male and female have a slate blue head and a white collar. There is a large blue band on both of their chest, and they have white underparts. The wings and back are slate blue with white spots. The female has a red band on it’s chest.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 11 – 14 Inches (28 – 35 Centimeters)
Belted Kingfishers are active during the day and live near bodies of water, such as a river. When they are hunting they dive into the water and get a fish.
|Social Organization :||
Belted Kingfishers are solitary except when raising young or mating.
|Approval Level :||None; Belted Kingfishers are quite common in the forest.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
Belted Kingfishers can inflict a nasty wound with their sharp talons or beak.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
Belted Kingfishers fly and swim, creating challenges due to the number of escape choices the bird is in possession of.
|Hunting Tactic :||Birds|
|Food Quality :||High; A Belted Kingfisher is large and well able to feed multiple cats.|