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    Cassin's Kingbird

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    Cassin's Kingbird

    Tyrannus vociferans
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Tyrannidae
    Basic Description

    A large, noisy, and conspicuous flycatcher of the southwestern United States and Mexico, the Cassin's Kingbird can be distinguished from the other yellow kingbirds by its dark gray head and chest, and the white tip to its black tail.

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    Other Names
    • Tirano Chibiú (Spanish)
    • Tyran de Cassin (French)
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