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    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.

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    Other Names
    • Tirano Pirirí (Spanish)
    • Tyran mélancolique (French)
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