Definition of Kingbirds

1. Noun. (plural of kingbird) ¹

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Definition of Kingbirds

1. kingbird [n] - See also: kingbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingbirds

king oyster mushrooms
king pair
king pairs
king penguin
king penguins
king post
king protea
king salmon
king skin
king snake
king tide
king tides
king vulture
king whiting
kingbirds (current term)
kingdom Animalia
kingdom Fungi
kingdom Monera
kingdom Plantae
kingdom Protoctista
kingdom come

Literary usage of Kingbirds

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1. ... Stories of Country Life by Sarah Powers Bradish (1901)
"The kingbirds are building there." " Do you mean those little birds with gray ... are they called kingbirds ? " " Because they are strong and brave and able ..."

2. Our Birds and Their Nestlings by Margaret Coulson Walker (1904)
"IN plain view of everybody the castle of the kingbirds is built on a branch of some orchard tree, because they know that there food, such as they like, ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1907)
"kingbirds arrive about the middle of May, but, as with Say's ... In 1900. a pair of kingbirds built their nest in a box older tree close to that of the ..."

4. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1901)
"Bee-keepers accuse the Kingbird of a taste for honeybees, but the examination, made by Prof. Beal, of two hundred and eighteen kingbirds' stomachs shows ..."

5. Birds in Their Relations to Man: A Manual of Economic Ornithology for the by Clarence Moores Weed, Ned Dearborn (1903)
"kingbirds never allow a hawk to pass them in peace There is no better insurance against hawks than a family of kingbirds located near the poultry-yard. ..."

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