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Eastern kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus

Description:

The call is a high-pitched, buzzing and unmusical chirp, frequently compared to an electric fence.

Notes:

The aggressive behavior of eastern kingbirds has been shown to keep ravens and crows from finding experimental nests placed near kingbird nests. Similar experimental nests placed far from the kingbird nests were found far more often by crows and ravens. They can also recognize and remove cowbird eggs from their nests.


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StacyH
Spotted by
StacyH

Lat: 29.20, Long: -94.96

Spotted on May 12, 2015
Submitted on Nov 9, 2015

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