Thick-billed Kingbird

Tyrannus crassirostris

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

TBKI

Code 6

TYRCRA

ITIS

HEAD

Thick-billed Kingbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White with gray wash.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Thick-billed Kingbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22-27 cm (8.5-10.5 in)
  • Weight: 57 g (2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Yellow
  • Underparts: 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., Hovers, dips for prey.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with edging
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black edged in red-brown.
  • Under Tail: Brown-black edged in red-brown.
  • Leg Color: Black
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