eastern kingbird


Definition of eastern kingbird

: a common American kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) that breeds in much of North America from coast to coast and winters in tropical America and is distinguished from related birds by a wide white band on the tip of the tail and an orange-red crest which is usually obscured

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“Eastern kingbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eastern%20kingbird. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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