The Western Kingbird
Location: Anchorage, AK – Westchester Lagoon
First Seen: June 11, 2012 by Gavin Beiber. Re-located June 13, 2012 by Pat Pourchot
Last Seen: June 14, 2012
Discovered by: Gavin Beiber. Subsequently relocated by Pat Pourchot
Relative Rarity: Western Kingbirds have been seen in Southeast Alaska in Juneau and in the Hyder area, as well as along the Denali Highway. They are extremely unusual with less-than-annual sightings. A Western Kingbird was seen in Seward, AK for about 4 days in 2008.