Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Fact of the Day: Western Kingbird

Despite being called the Eastern Kingbird, the birds are only found in the Western Hemisphere. 

15 comments:

  1. Strange about names at times, no wonder some of us get mixed up. Birds are so pretty.

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  2. Well this has got me wondering why!

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  3. The Eastern Kingbird or (Tyrannus tyranus) got it's name because of it's agressive nature.I too am flummuxed by it's common name:)

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  4. I love all kinds of birds! Thank you for your kind comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  5. it is a pretty bird!! It is interesting the names given to animals that don't resemble the part of the world they inhabit

    betty

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  6. Maybe they didn't like the east that much, and packed their stuff and moved!

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  7. he's trying to smuggle into west....

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