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tyrannus couchii

  1. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    Feeding on Mulberries. Couch's Kingbird is almost identical to Tropical Kingbird, (the two were formerly lumped) but this individual was giving the long "pit-wheeeer" call diagnostic of Couch's. Tropical has a rapid twitter. This one also shows a visibly shorter bill thicker at its base as...
  2. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    Couch’s Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii)
  3. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird is very difficult to distinguish from the almost identical Tropical Kingbird. Best distinguished by voice. Couch's has a sharp "pit" and a long "pit-wheeeer." Tropical has a rapid twitter. Unfortunately this one was silent, but I judged it to be Couch's based on the thick base...
  4. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    Couch’s Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii)
  5. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    I was taking many pictures of a vermilion flycatcher when this kingbird came and took it's spot. Traded the red for the yellow.
  6. Couch's Kingbird

    Couch's Kingbird

    Couchs Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii) Photographed near Calallen, Nueces County, Texas, USA. Open disturbed coastal prairie at ca. 9 m (30 ft) elevation.
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