Are there kingfishers in Alaska?

Where are kingfishers found?

Most species of kingfisher are found in Australia, Asia, and Africa in wooded tropical areas near water. Six species are found in the New World. Kingfishers are omnivores, but insects make up a large part of their diet. Some species also eat fish.

How do kingfishers see underwater?

All kingfishers have binocular-like vision with restricted eye movement, which allows for tracking fish underwater. Kingfishers are able to compensate for reflection and refraction of the water and can judge water depth very accurately. … This bird flies over bodies of water looking for fish to snatch up.

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