Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

WEKI

Code 6

TYRVER

ITIS

HEAD

Western Kingbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to hazel.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Pale Gray
  • Forehead Color: Pale Gray
  • Nape Color: Pale gray
  • Throat Color: Pale Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Western Kingbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22 cm (8.75 in)
  • Weight: 40 g (1.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray, Yellow
  • Underparts: Bright yellow with pale gray breast.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Buoyant fluttering flight with shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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