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Dec 31 2011

Rejection of artificial parasite eggs by gray kingbirds in the bahamas

Grey Kingbird

Grey Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis) Science Article 1 abstract We added artificial Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis) eggs to Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis) nests in the Bahamas, where Shiny Cowbirds were first recorded in 1993. Gray Kingbirds ejected 85% of artificial eggs within 48 hr of addition. Based upon the short time of contact between the two …

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Dec 26 2011

Unusual bathing behavior of the Fork-tailed Flycatcher in Colombia

Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana) Science Article 1 abstract While conducting a crocodile (Crocorlylus sp.) census along the Tomo River, Vichada, Colombia, I observed Fork-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrarznus savana) engaged in unusual group behavior. Six birds were perched 10 m up in a dead tree at water’s edge on the south bank of the river. The birds …

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Jun 08 2011

Thick-billed Kingbird (Tyrannus crassirostris)

Thick-billed Kingbird

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus crassirostris | [UK] Thick-billed Kingbird | [FR] Tyran brun | [DE] Dickschnabel-Tyrann | [ES] Tirano Piquigrueso | [NL] Diksnavelkoningstiran Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tyrannus crassirostris NA, MA sw USA to Guatemala Tyrannus crassirostris crassirostris Tyrannus crassirostris pompalis Physical charateristics …

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May 08 2011

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus melancholicus | [UK] Tropical Kingbird | [FR] Tyran melancolique | [DE] rauerkonigstyrann | [ES] Tirano Melancolico | [IT] Tiranno tropicale | [NL] Tropische Koningstiran Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tyrannus melancholicus NA, LA sw USA to c Argentina Tyrannus melancholicus …

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May 08 2011

Fork tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus savana | [UK] Fork-tailed Flycatcher | [FR] Tyran des savanes | [DE] Gabelschwanz-Konigstyrann | [ES] Tijereta Sabanera | [IT] Tiranno codaforcuta meridionale | [NL] Vorkstaart-koningstiran Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tyrannus savana LA s Mexico to Uruguay Tyrannus savana circumdatus …

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May 08 2011

Grey Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus dominicensis | [UK] Grey Kingbird | [FR] Tyran gris | [DE] Grauer Konigstyrann | [ES] Tirano Dominicano | [IT] Tiranno di Dominica | [NL] Grijze Koningstiran Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tyrannus dominicensis NA se USA, West Indies Panama to …

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May 08 2011

Cassins Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)

Cassins Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus vociferans | [UK] Cassins Kingbird | [FR] Tyran de Cassin | [DE] Cassintyrann | [ES] Tirano Griton | [NL] Cassins Koningstiran Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tyrannus vociferans NA, MA s USA to Belize Tyrannus vociferans …

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May 08 2011

Couchs Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii)

Couchs Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus couchii | [UK] Couchs Kingbird | [FR] Tyran de Couch | [DE] Texastyrann | [ES] Tirano Silbador | [NL] Texaanse Koningstiran Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Back olive, head gray with dark mask through eye, belly bright yellow . Very similar to Western …

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May 08 2011

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus tyrannus | [UK] Eastern Kingbird | [FR] Tyran de la Caroline | [DE] Konigstyrann | [ES] Tirano Oriental | [NL] Koningstiran Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The white band across the tail tip marks the Eastern Kingbird. Red crown mark is concealed, rarely …

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May 08 2011

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Tyrannus verticalis | [UK] Western Kingbird | [FR] Tyran de l’Ouest | [DE] Arkansastyrann | [ES] Tirano Occidental | [NL] Arkansaskoningstiran Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The most widespread kingbird in the West. Like several similar species, it has a yellowish belly and gray …

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