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Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Description:

Gray head with dark line through the eyes, gray back, brownish/gray wings and tail, lemon yellow belly. There are white stripes along the sides of the tail.

Habitat:

Open spaces, scrublands, and edges of wooded areas. They often nest on utility poles.

Notes:

This one is collecting fluff to use for nesting. The nest is being built near the top of the utility pole at the end of my driveway.

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2 Comments

LauraPound
LauraPound 8 years ago

Thank you Jemma. :)

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

So ironic,I was thinking of uploading a picture of a meadow lark collecting fluff.
pic is similar but not this beautiful!

LauraPound
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LauraPound

California, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2013
Submitted on May 3, 2013

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