Gray Kingbird

Other Names: Pitirre

Distribution: Florida, through Central America, from Cuba to Puerto Rico as well as eastward towards all across the Lesser West Indies, south to Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago the Guiana and Colombia.

Grey Kingbird range map

Description:

Size: 21-25 cm in length, weighing 37-52 g.

Plumage: The uppersides are gray, with brownish to black wings and tail, and the undersides are white with a gray tinge to the chest. The head has a concealed yellow crown stripe, and a dark gray to black through the eyes. The legs are gray and the eyes and beak are black.

Species image
Gray Kingbird

Gray Kingbird

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
meal-worms
Regions
alabama
british columbia
connecticut
delaware
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
louisiana
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
mississippi
missouri
new jersey
new york
north carolina
nova scotia
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
south carolina
texas
virginia
Tail Shape
forked-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Urban
Color
black
gray
white
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
Order
tyrant flycatchers - tyrannidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species