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Tyrannus dominicensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
23 cm Length
Dry forest Shrubland, degraded former forest, grassland pastureland, arable land plantations urban areas, gardens. Up to 900 m Range:- Anguilla (to UK) Antigua and Barbuda Aruba (to Netherlands) Bahamas Barbados, Belize Bonaire, Sint-Eustatiust and Saba (to Netherlands) Brazil Canada, Cayman Islands (to UK) Colombia Costa Rica Cuba, Curacao, (to Netherlands) Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador French Guiana Grenada Guadeloupe, (to France) Guyana Haiti, Honduras Jamaica Martinique (to France) Mexico Montserrat (to UK) Nicaragua  Panama Puerto Rico (to USA) Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) St St.Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia Saint-Martin (to France)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname Trinidad & Tobago Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) United States Minor Outlying Islands (to USA)
USA Venezuela Virgin Islands(to UK) Virgin Islands (to USA)

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods and larvae.. Food  
They aggressively defend their territory against intruders, including mammals and much larger birds such as caracaras and red-tailed hawks. Habits
4388 - TSN: 178280 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): pipirit gwo-tet
Czech: Tyran šedý
Danish: Grĺ Kongetyran
German: Grauer Königstyrann, Grautyrann
English: Gray Kingbird, Grey Kingbird, White-breasted Kingbird
Spanish: Chilero gris, Grijze Koningstiran, Pestigre, Petigre, Pitirre, Pitirre Abejero, Pitirre Gris, Sirirí Gris, Tirano Costero, Tirano Dominicano, Tirano Gris, Tirano grís
Spanish (Colombia): Sirirí Gris
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tirano Gris, Tirano grís
Spanish (Cuba): Pitirre Abejero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pestigre, Petigre, Pitirre
Spanish (Honduras): Chilero gris
Spanish (Mexico): Tirano Gris
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tirano Costero
Spanish (Venezuela): Pitirre Gris
Estonian: hall-türanntikat
Finnish: Harmaatyranni
French: Tyran gris
Guadeloupean Creole French: Pipirite
Haitian Creole French: Pipirit
Italian: Re dei tiranni grigio, Tiranno di Dominica
Japanese: haiirotairanchou
Japanese: ハイイロタイランチョウ
Latin: Tyrannus dominicensis
Dutch: Grijze Koningstiran
Norwegian: Grĺkongetyrann
Polish: tyran szary
Portuguese: suiriri-cinza
Portuguese (Brazil): Suiriri-cinza
Russian: Серый королевский тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár sivý
Swedish: Grĺ kungstyrann
Chinese: 灰王霸鹟

Tyrannus dominicensis
Tyrannus dominicensis dominicensis
Tyrannus dominicensis vorax

  • Tyrannus dominicensis dominicensis: Coastal SE US to Colombia and Venezuela; Trinidad; Neth. Ant.
  • Tyrannus dominicensis vorax: Lesser Antilles; winters to Trinidad and the Guianas



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