White-crowned Pigeon Preserve, Key West, Florida
7 July 2009
finca las mercedes
Very well-documented Mega-rarity. 5th or so state record,
Continuing rarity, found two days prior.
Surprisingly large congregation of birders came to see it, considering it's a Tuesday morning!
The Gray Kingbird, also known as Pitirre (Tyrannus dominicensis) is a passerine bird. It breeds from the extreme southeast of the USA, mainly in Florida, through Central America, from Cuba to Puerto Rico as well as eastward towards all across the Lesser West Indies, south to Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago the Guiana and Colombia. Northern populations are migratory, wintering on the Caribbean coast of Central America and northern South America.