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Western Wood Pewee
Western Wood Pewee
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Contopus
Cabanis, 1855
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The genus Contopus is a group of small to medium-sized insect-eating birds in the Tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae.

These birds are commonly known as peewees, from the call of one of the more common members of this vocal group. They are generally greyish birds with wing bars that live in wooded areas.


  • Olive-sided Flycatcher, Contopus cooperi
    Greater Pewee, Contopus pertinax
    Dark Pewee, Contopus lugubris
    Smoke-colored Pewee, Contopus fumigatus
    Ochraceous Pewee, Contopus ochraceus
    Western Wood Pewee, Contopus sordidulus
    Eastern Wood Pewee, Contopus virens
    Tropical Pewee, Contopus cinereus
    Blackish Pewee, Contopus nigrescens
    Cuban Pewee, Contopus caribaeus
    Jamaican Pewee, Contopus pallidus
    Hispaniolan Pewee, Contopus hispaniolensis
    Lesser Antillean Pewee, Contopus latirostris
    White-throated Pewee, Contopus albogularis

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