Tropical Kingbird

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Tropical Kingbird

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

An extremely common and widespread bird of the American tropics, the Tropical Kingbird barely reaches the United States in south Texas and southern Arizona.

More ID Info
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Other Names
  • Tirano Melancólico (Spanish)
  • Tyran mélancolique (French)
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