Great Kiskadee

Other Names: none

Distribution: South texas southward to northern Argentina.

Description:

Size: 20-23 cm in length, weighing 52-68 g.

Plumage: The head is black with a strong white eyestripe and a concealed yellow crown stripe. The uppersides are chestnut to dark brown, and the wings and tail are brown with usually strong brick-red fringes. The underside is bright canary yellow. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Great Kiskadee

Great Kiskadee

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
meal-worms
Regions
arizona
kansas
louisiana
mexico
new jersey
new mexico
oklahoma
south dakota
texas
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Forests
Urban
Grasslands
Color
brown
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
Order
tyrant flycatchers - tyrannidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species