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Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Description:

The Western Kingbird is a large flycatcher. Adults are grey-olive on the upperparts with a grey head and a dark line through the eyes; the underparts are light becoming light orange-yellow on the lower breast and belly. They have a long black tail with white outer feathers. Western kingbirds also have a reddish crown that they only display during courtship and confrontations with other species.

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ronfellows2020
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ronfellows2020

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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