Western Kingbird Images and Information:
- Western Kingbirds are grayish on top, have whitish chests and throats, yellow bellies, black tails edged in white, large heads with heavy, straight bills.
- Western Kingbirds are “tyrants” and will attack much larger birds that come near their nests.
- Western Kingbirds are migratory. They spend winters in southern Mexico and Central America.
- Western Kingbirds preferred habitats include overgrown fields, forest edges, desert shrub, savannas, pastures, open areas with scattered shrubs or trees, urban environments including golf courses and parks.
- Western Kingbirds eat insects and on occasion they may consume fruit.
- Western Kingbirds lay 3 to 7 eggs which hatch in 18 to 19 days. The female incubates and they are monogamous.
- A group of kingbirds can be called a “court”, “tyranny” or “coronation” of kingbirds.
- Western Kingbirds can live up to 6 years.
I hope you enjoy viewing my Western Kingbird photos.