Definition of Gray kingbird

1. Noun. A kingbird that breeds in the southeastern United States and winters in tropical America; similar to but larger than the eastern kingbird.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Kingbird

gray degeneration
gray eminence
gray fibres
gray flounder
gray fox
gray goldenrod
gray hat
gray hats
gray hen
gray hepatisation
gray induration
gray infiltration
gray iron
gray jay
gray jays
gray kingbird (current term)
gray langur
gray layer of superior colliculus
gray lemming
gray level also gray value
gray level histogram
gray market
gray markets
gray matter
gray mullet
gray nomad
gray nomads
gray partridge
gray polypody
gray poplar

Literary usage of Gray kingbird

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"I at once hastened to the spot, and to my delight found a veritable gray kingbird perched on the top of a flag pole about fifty feet high in a private yard. ..."

2. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1920)
"The third key southwest of Big Pine Key showed Florida yellow-throats, turkey vulture, Key West vireo, Florida cardinal, gray kingbird, yellow-billed cuckoo ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"The gray kingbird is a common summer resident of parts of our South Atlantic States, arriving early in May. It resembles the Kingbird in appearance, ..."

4. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species, and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"gray kingbird. Ad.— Upper parts ashy gray ; a concealed orange-red crown patch; ... The gray kingbird is a common summer resident of parts of our South ..."

5. Year books by Plainfield High School (Plainfield, N.J.) (1919)
"The third key southwest of Big Pine Key showed Florida yellow-throats, turkey vulture, Key West vireo, Florida cardinal, gray kingbird, yellow-billed cuckoo ..."

6. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"Nevada, northeast California and western British Columbia; winters south of United States, to Central and South America. 445. gray kingbird (Tyrannus ..."

7. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"gray kingbird. Color leaden gray above; concealed orange crown patch. Accidental in Massachusetts (from the South), possibly also in New Jersey. ..."

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