Perching

Cassin's Kingbird

Tyrannus vociferans
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Length: 9 in. (23 cm )
Perched on an open branch or fence post, this large flycatcher patiently waits for large insects to fly within striking range. The Cassin\s Kingbird shows remarkable agility in pursuing and capturing these insects in mid-air. In late summer this kingbird switches more to fruits. It occurs in pine-oak woodlands and desert riparian areas where it places a bulky nest on a high horizontal tree branch near the trunk'

The four-digit banding code is CAKI.

Female | Robert Shantz


Oak-pine woodland

Riparian / River forest

Savanna
Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Cassin's Kingbird
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: June 20, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-kingbird

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Cassin's Kingbird. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 20, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-kingbird

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Cassin's Kingbird". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-kingbird

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Cassin's Kingbird". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 20 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-kingbird

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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