Less likely birds that have occurred in Britain are the belted kingfisher and American yellow-billed cuckoo.
Belt′ed, wearing a belt, of a knight: marked with a belt, as the 'belted kingfisher.'
There are some birds that cannot sing: the belted kingfisher, for instance; he can only rattle.
These birds are chiefly tropical, the belted kingfisher being the only one of the family that is found north of Texas.
But he leaves when a belted kingfisher comes screaming along the stream.
The belted kingfisher comes close to the house, where I can watch him fishing as I sit at the window.