Birds of St. Charles County, MO
Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus

Size: 8"

Male: Mostly black gray bird with white belly and chin. Black head and tail with a distinctive white band across the end of the tail. Has a concealed red crown that is rarely seen.

Female: Same as male.

Juvenile: Same as adult.

Nest: Female and male build cup nest. One brood per year.

Eggs: 3-4; white with brown markings

Incubation: 16-18 days; female incubates

Fledging: 16-18 days; male and female feed young

Migration: The Eastern Kingbird is a migrator and can be found in St. Charles County during the summer months.

Food: Insects and fruit.

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