Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans

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Large, hefty flycatcher with a thick bill. The head and chest are dark gray with a white mustache.

Note dark tail with pale tips as opposed to pale outer tail feathers on similar species. White mustache not always visible, especially on birds with worn plumage.

Large, hefty flycatcher with a thick bill. The head and chest are dark gray with a white mustache. Note pale edging on the tip of the tail.

Often perches on exposed branches or wires where it waits for insects. Note dark gray head and white mustache.

Found in open country with scattered trees or open woodlands.

Recommended Citation

Cassin's Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/caskin