Description: Mostly powder blue with a white belly, blue breast band, white spotting on the wings and tail, and a white spot in front of the eye. Females also have a rusty band on the chest.
Migratory Status: Year-round residents of Rocky Mountain National Park provided that the rivers and lakes are free of ice.
Habitat: Live near lakes and slow-moving rivers to 9,000 feet.
Diet: Forage by perching on branches above the water and diving in to catch prey of fish and other aquatic animals.
Last updated: August 23, 2018