A tattered red balloon hung below the collection of twigs and leaves where two small Tyrannus verticalus flitted around - yellow-breasted kingbirds
to the human observers below.
They were chased by Couch's Kingbirds
(Tyrannus couchii) and Altamira Orioles (Icterus gularis) from the territories or nests of the latter two species.
Many times the holes have already been taken by screech owls or kingbirds
Growth and aging of nestling Eastern Kingbirds
and Eastern Phoebes.
, phoebes, phainopeplas Phainopepla nitens) or those that forage in the upper foliage (e.
Goldfinches, indigo buntings, kingbirds
, yellowbellied sapsuckers, bobolinks and woodcocks depart, too.
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.
chase Bronzed Cowbirds from the nesting territory, eject cowbird eggs, and are rarely parasitized (Carter 1986; Clotfelter & Brush 1995).
whereas many western kingbirds
, western tanagers, and lazuli buntings may molt to the north of our study area (Young, 1991; Butler et al.
Pheasants are nesting, and whip-poor-wills, red-headed woodpeckers, catbirds, cedar waxwings, yellow-throated vireos, meadowlarks, indigo buntings, scarlet tanagers, Baltimore orioles, cowbirds, kingbirds
, and more than a dozen varieties of warblers move across the Middle Atlantic region.
are flying up the river now, too, from the grasslands of Argentina.
Eastern versus western kingbirds
, blue (eastern) versus scrub (western) jays, and Carolina (eastern) versus canyon (western) wrens are examples.
One of them was a cavity nest in a dead palm used by Turquoise-fronted Parrots (Amazona aestiva), while the other, an open nest of Tropical Kingbirds
Multistate mark-recapture analysis reveals no effect of blood sampling on survival and recapture of Eastern Kingbirds
In the East, pheasants lay their eggs, and bird migrations peak with the arrival of whip-poor-wills, red-headed woodpeckers, catbirds, cedar waxwings, yellow-throated vireos, meadow larks, indigo buntings, scarlet tanagers, Baltimore orioles, cowbirds, kingbirds
, and more than a dozen varieties of warblers.