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Intimidating Eastern Kingbird

Posted on May 4, 2015

Intimidating Eastern Kingbird

This intimidating Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) is an imposing example of part of why these birds acquired their names. For such a small creature, compared to our stature, it was nonetheless showing no hesitation at looking in my direction and almost sizing me up. Kingbirds go right after anything around their nest from crows to herons and various hawks with a unique boldness and great zest. These brave warriors are returning now. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach Coordinator

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