This is a juvenile Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (left) perched with a Western Kingbird (right) on a hot summer day in Hutchins, Texas. The scissor-tail appears to have a deformed or injured right leg, and is holding the branch with its left foot only.

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - With Western Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Western Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - With Western Kingbird

Observation Details

County Dallas Hutchins - RWRC
City Hutchins
Date Jul 27, 2013
Time of Day Midmorning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Congregating
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Juvenile
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Observation Location