Kingbird

The genus Tyrannus is a group of large insect-eating birds in the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae. The majority are named as kingbirds. They prefer semi-open or open areas. These birds wait on an exposed perch and then catch insects in flight. They have long pointed wings and large broad bills. These birds tend to defend their breeding territo...
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Kingbird

• (n.) A small American bird (Tyrannus tyrannus, or T. Carolinensis), noted for its courage in attacking larger birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical tyrant flycatcher, taking various insects upon the wing. It is dark ash above, and blackish on the head and tail. The quills...
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kingbird

<zoology> ... 1. A small American bird (Tyrannus, or T. Carolinensis), noted for its courage in attacking larger birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical tyrant flycatcher, taking various insects upon the wing. It is dark ash above, and blackish on the bead and tail. The quil...
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kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus noun large American flycatcher
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Kingbird

King'bird (-bẽrd) noun (Zoology) 1. A small American bird ( Tyrannus tyrannus , or T. Carolinensis ), noted for its courage in attacking larger birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical tyrant flycatche...
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kingbird

any of 13 species of birds of the genus Tyrannus (family Tyrannidae) noted for their pugnacity. Although only about 20 cm (8 inches) long, a ...
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Kingbird

Kingbird is a common name for any of several New World flycatchers, genus Tyrannus, of the family Tyrannidae. They range from 20 to 26 centimetres long, the largest being the giant kingbird, Tyrannus cubensis, of Cuba.
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kingbird

kingbird: see flycatcher.
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kingbird

[n] - large American flycatcher
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