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Western Kingbird
  Tyrannus verticalis

* Prefers open habitats with some trees or tall man-made structures such as telephone poles, fence posts, and wires.

* Habitat includes grassland, desert shrub, pastures, and urban areas.

* Collects insects on the wing.

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