First Documented Observation of Ringed Kingfisher in Arizona

Notes | By Jeff Coker | Accepted October 29, 2019

On 9 September 2018 a Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) was observed at Dankworth Pond, Graham County, Arizona. This sighting is the first reported record of this species for Arizona. The bird remained in the general geographical area for approximately the next 6 months.