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  • n  large American flycatcher

  • They quit early at dusk, satisfied at having spotted 129 species, including such rarities as the upland plover and the western kingbird.
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  • Lightning sparks Va Beach house fire
    A house was struck by lightning in Virginia Beach near Shore Drive Monday evening, sparking a fire. It started in a condo in 2300 block of Kingbird Lane.
    July 22, 2013 - WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth
  • Lightning strike starts condo fire in Virginia Beach
    VIRGINIA BEACH -- Officials said a lightning strike caused a condo fire on Kingbird Lane Monday afternoon. Anne Christian, the owner of the home, was inside the condo when the lightning hit the attic. "I felt like it was sitting on top of the house and all of a sudden there was a humongous loud burst," said Christian. Christian told 13News Now she smelled smoke a few minutes after, and she ran ...
    July 22, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  • Benjamin Franklin in
    Franklin wrote in dismay: "I wish that the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country ...... he is a rank coward; the kingbird, not bigger than a sparrow, attacks him boldly and drives him out of the district."

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