3) Eastern Kingbird
0 0 (Tyrannus tyrannus) Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 3 (3.
On 5 September 2002, ~1,400 Eastern Kingbirds
(Tyrannus tyrannus) were counted in 1 hr flying ENE parallel to the lakefront, and on 15 October, ~1,350 small songbirds, predominantly Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea), had been seen passing northward toward the nearby lakeshore in 68 min; their behavior upon reaching the shore was not identified.
carolinus Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens ([dagger]) Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens ([dagger]) Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus ([dagger][dagger]) Yellow-throated Vireo V.
villosus W Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus W Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum S Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus W Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus S Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius W Red-eyed Vireo V.
The impact of male parental care on female Eastern Kingbird
The canopy guild gained four species in the interval between sampling periods: Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus), Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus), Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris), and Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra), but lost two species: Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) and Eastern Kingbird
The mating system of the Eastern Kingbird
(Tyrannus tyrannus) has a different pattern in that both return rate (69% for males, 54% for females) and reunion rate (85%) are relatively high (Murphy 1996).
His own studies of eastern kingbirds
in North America found that large males that sang early were especially successful in fathering chicks with other males' mates.
In North America, the Breeding Bird Survey has recently charted a relentless decline of around one percent a year in the population of bobolinks, eastern kingbirds
, Kentucky warblers and wood thrush.
Shrubland birds, such as orchard orioles, willow flycatchers, eastern kingbirds
and brown thrashers, are among the fastest declining bird species in North America due to a reduction in optimum nesting habitat as agriculture and other development change the continent's native landscape.
Baltimore orioles call from the shoreline canopy, and Eastern kingbirds
, having arrived all the way from Argentina, perch low, singing their unmusical medley of electrical sparks.
Growth and aging of nestling Eastern Kingbirds
and Eastern Phoebes.
are flying up the river now, too, from the grasslands of Argentina.
Multistate mark-recapture analysis reveals no effect of blood sampling on survival and recapture of Eastern Kingbirds
Sex roles, parental experience and reproductive success of Eastern Kingbirds
, Tyrannus tyrannus.