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CLOSED: Sort of like a Blue-Jay...

Aurora, CO(Zone 4a)

This critter was perched on a utility line at a considerable distance. In order to bring out detail, I bumped the contrast up to produce slightly surreal images, but am hoping it's clear enough for an ID. Any help?

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Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

Looks like a kingfisher. Belted Kingfisher?
Usually seen near water, since they really do "fish" for food.

Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Yep, Belted Kingfisher

Resin

Aurora, CO(Zone 4a)

Thanks! I spotted him out at the Sand Creek Greenway, where I often see fish jumping. Appropriate locale.

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