Definition of kingbird in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋbəːd


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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