The Travels of Tug 44

Eastern Kingbird

The Eastern Kingbird is a small but aggressive little bird. They make their living hunting flies and bugs which they catch in the air. They sometimes also eat fruits such as berries.   high-res

The Eastern Kingbird is very aggressive and fearless, when they protect their nest. A good example is our local Osprey nest, and each time an Osprey returns to its nest, passing the Kingbird's nest, the little Kingbird immediately attacks the huge Osprey.   high-res

An Eastern Kingbird on a fence post in the Fort Edward grasslands.   high-res

The grasslands hayfields provide an endless source of bugs for this Eastern Kingbird.   high-res

This Eastern Kingbird launches into flight.   high-res

The Eastern Kingbird, a fierce little predator.

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