21 January, 2010

Thick-billed Kingbird

Scientific Name: Tyrannus Crassirostris

Population Estimate: 2M

Range / Habitat: This bird breeds from southeastern Arizona, extreme southwestern New Mexico, and northern Sonora, (the Madrean sky islands), in the United States and Mexico, through western and western-coastal Mexico, south to western Guatemala.

Field Notes: The Thick-billed Kingbird (Tyrannus crassirostris) is a large bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers.Adults are dusky olive-brown on the upperparts with light underparts; they have a long dark brown or black tail. The underside is a dull white to pale yellow. They have a yellow patch on their crown, but is not visible very often.

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