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Cassin's Kingbird

Tyrannus vociferans

Notes:

It was high on a wire, so couldn't get another perspective. It was larger than goldfinch about size of Junco

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Cassin's Kingbird
Tyrannus vociferans


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3 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice one!

tom8021
tom8021 7 years ago

Interesting. The ibackyard app I use didn't have that bird. Thank you!

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 7 years ago

The white dot under the eye creates a strong contrast with the gray facial cheek. The lack of white outer tail feathers also confirms. Although, it is quite difficult to ensure that there is surely no white on the tail - the facial patch though gives us our ID confirming it is not a Western Kingbird.

tom8021
Spotted by
tom8021

La Mesa, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 29, 2013
Submitted on Jan 31, 2013

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