adult; no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2007-04-22)

Western Kingbird
Tyrannus verticalis

Native Range: North America

Notes: closely related and similar in appearance to several other species in the genus, such as Cassin's Kingbird; favors fields and open country where it perches in prominent sites.

whitish throat and breast; yellowish belly (California, USA; 2006-04-23)

paler gray crown than Cassin's Kingbird (California, USA; 2006-03-09)

white edging on tail feathers (California, USA; 2009-06-17)

dark wing coverts; black tail with white sides (California, USA; 2006-03-19)

perches on roadsides in semi-open areas (California, USA; 2006-13-19)
posing for portrait (California, USA; 2009-06-17)

flock of four during migration (California, USA; 2014-04-06)

another bird posing for portrait (California, USA; 2014-04-06)

facing right (California, USA; 2014-04-06)

facing left (California, USA; 2014-04-06)