TITLE

Kingbird

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Kingbird, or Bee Martin, a pugnacious bird noted for its attacks on hawks, crows. and other birds that invade its domain. It attacks from above and behind, pecking the intruder's back. With its short wings, it can turn much more quickly than the larger birds, giving it the advantage in a fight. The kingbird feeds chiefly on insects, including bees.
ACCESSION #
37309631

 

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