This Western Kingbird was engaged in aerial combat with a Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii). Well, it was actually more a harrassment then combat. Kingbirds and other flycatchers harrass all hawks and Ravens on general principal - never give 'em an inch!
Douglas Von Gausig (recordist; copyright holder), Naturesongs.com
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