Couch’s Kingbird

Couch's Kingbird, Tyrannus couchii

Couch’s Kingbirds are large flycatchers that have bright yellow breasts and bellies and gray heads, white throats, and are gray-brown on the back.

  • Tyrannus couchii
  • Length: 7.9-9.4 in (20-24 cm)
  • Weight: 1.4 oz (40 g)


Couch’s Kingbirds do not migrate and can be found in Mexico and Gulf Coast states.

Habitat And Diet

You can find them on woodland edges and near trees hunting for flying insects. They also eat fruit and berries.

Couch’s Kingbird Song:


Nests of Couch’s Kingbirds are made from twigs, bark, and other plant material and are built in trees.