Tropical Kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Code 4

TRKI

Code 6

TYRMEL

ITIS

HEAD

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

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BODY

Tropical Kingbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18-24 cm (7-9.5 in)
  • Weight: 37 g (1.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Yellow, Olive
  • Underparts: Yellow with olive breast.
  • Upperparts: Olive-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Tropical Kingbird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Black
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