Definition of Arkansas kingbird
1. Noun. A kingbird seen in western United States; head and back are pale grey and the breast is yellowish and the tail is black.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Arkansas Kingbird
Literary usage of Arkansas kingbird
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"arkansas kingbird* Hab. Western North America from the Plains to the Pacific, south through Western Mexico to Guatemala. Accidental in Eastern States—Maine, ..."
2. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"GENUS TYRANNUS: arkansas kingbird. arkansas kingbird: Tyrannus ... THE Arkansas Kingbird is the western representative of the familiar eastern bird, ..."
3. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"arkansas kingbird 447. arkansas kingbird. Tyrannus verticalis. Buff Range.—Western United States and southern British Provinces from Kansas and Minnesota ..."
4. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Grasshoppers are a favorite food, and cutworms are freely eaten. The horned larks, on the whole, may be considered useful birds. arkansas kingbird ..."
5. Guide to the Systematic Use of the North American Bird and Nature Study: A by Harold Brough Shinn, Gerard Alan Abbott (1912)
"arkansas kingbird. Tyrannis verticalis. 7.5 in. The arkansas kingbird, a handsomer species than our common kingbird, inhabits the United States from Kansas ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Among the plains forms the arkansas kingbird (Tyrannus ... University expedition found the arkansas kingbird in Palo Alto County, and Heterodon nasicus on ..."