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eastern kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus

Description:

migrating thru high island, texas gulf coast. With dark gray upperparts and a neat white tip to the tail, the Eastern Kingbird looks like it’s wearing a business suit. And this big-headed, broad-shouldered bird does mean business—just watch one harassing crows, Red-tailed Hawks, Great Blue Herons, and other birds that pass over its territory. Eastern Kingbirds often perch on wires in open areas and either sally out for flying insects or flutter slowly over the tops of grasses. They spend winters in South American forests, where they eat mainly fruit.



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2 Comments

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 6 years ago

thanks ccm7

julia11cc
julia11cc 6 years ago

that is a beautifull bird!!

SusanEllison
Spotted by
SusanEllison

Texas, USA

Lat: 29.57, Long: -94.39

Spotted on Apr 20, 2013
Submitted on Apr 23, 2013

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