Male Western Kingbird Displaying, Then Taking Off

The Western Kingbird is known for its belligerent behavior and at least 9 aggressive displays have been identified. The Wing Flutter is one of them. […]

At Long Last – The Red Crown Patch Of The Western Kingbird

Occasionally, even a mediocre shot can make my day.

I’ve known about the red/orange crown patch of the Western Kingbird for some time now but until yesterday had never seen or photographed it.

 

1/1600, f/8, ISO 400, 500 f/4, 1.4 tc

It normally lies concealed under the gray […]