Cassin's Kingbird

ID Info
  • Cassin's Kingbird
  • Cassin's Kingbird
  • Cassin's Kingbird
Silhouette FlycatchersFlycatchers

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.

More ID Info
image of range map for Cassin's KingbirdRange map provided by Birds of North AmericaExplore Maps
Other Names
  • Tirano Chibiú (Spanish)
  • Tyran de Cassin (French)
  • Cool Facts