Definition of kingbird in English:

kingbird

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋbəːd
 
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noun

  • A large American tyrant flycatcher, typically with a grey head and back and yellowish or white underparts.
    • Genus Tyrannus, family Tyrannidae: several species
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    • Over 350 species of birds have been recorded in Worcester Country, including pelicans and pewees, kingbirds and cuckoos, herons, harriers, and eagles.
    • From the Atlantic coastline to the Pocomoke River and Forest, Worcester is home to pelicans and peewees, kingbirds and cuckoos, and herons, harriers, and eagles.
    • I saw mockingbirds and bluebirds on my slow drive back, but grosbeaks, tanagers, kingbirds, and buntings are apparently not back yet.

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