Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
STATUS: Uncommon and local.
HABITAT: Inhabits groves of tall trees, especially cottonwoods, next to ponds or flowing streams at low elevations. Frequently occurs along with both the western and Cassin's kingbirds.
NEST AND FOOD: Has nesting and food habits similar to those of western and Cassin's kingbirds, with which it closely associates.
REFERENCES: Kaufman in Farrand 1983b, Terres 1980.