Definition of Eastern kingbird

1. Noun. A kingbird that breeds in North America and winters in tropical America; distinguished by a white band on the tip of the tail.

Generic synonyms: Kingbird, Tyrannus Tyrannus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Kingbird

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eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus
eastern fence lizard
eastern flowering dogwood
eastern fox squirrel
eastern gorilla
eastern gorillas
eastern gray squirrel
eastern grey kangaroo
eastern ground snake
eastern hemisphere
eastern hemlock
eastern indigo snake
eastern jackrabbit
eastern jackrabbits
eastern kingbird (current term)
eastern lowland gorilla
eastern meadowlark
eastern narrow-mouthed toad
eastern pipistrel
eastern poison oak
eastern red-backed salamander
eastern red cedar
eastern spruce
eastern tarantula
eastern tarantulas
eastern tent caterpillar
eastern white pine
eastern woodrat
easterner

Literary usage of Eastern kingbird

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1898)
"The name of the eastern Kingbird is considered to date from ... Catesby, while he may have included the eastern Kingbird in his account of " The Tyrant," ..."

2. Monitoring Bird Populations by Point Counts edited by C. John Ralph, John R. Sauer, Sam Droege (1998)
"Total territories on plots Mapped points Number of territories Species Bobolink Common Snipe Common Yellowthroat eastern kingbird Homed Lark Red-winged ..."

3. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"The eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus, cerulean warbler, Dendroica cerulea, prothonotary warbler, Protonotaria citrea, and orchard oriole, Icterus spurius ..."

4. Popular Science News (1902)
"... Ше Wilson's account of the eastern Kingbird is one of the best that has ever been published. Little or nothing has been added to it by ornithological ..."

5. Birds of the Rockies by Leander Sylvester Keyser (1902)
"Common summer resident; occurs only on plains and in foothills up to 6000 feet; same form as the eastern kingbird. 447. Arkansas kingbird. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... distinguished by the concealed flame-colored crest, attenuate outer primaries and square tail and contains many species. The eastern kingbird (Tyrannus ..."

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