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Eastern Wood-Pewee
(Contopus virens)

    
        
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
 
Eastern Wood-Pewee Information

Length:  
6 - 6.5 inches

Breeding Habitat:
 Generally deciduous woodlands, but also mixed forests and coniferous forests. Prefers forest edges and clearings. Also found in orchards, in parks, and along roadsides.

Diet:  Mainly small flying insects such as wasps, winged ants, bees, and moths. Also some spiders and berries.
 
Identification Tips for Eastern Wood-Pewee
 
Songs and calls of Eastern Wood-Pewee
 

Additional photos and information:

Eastern Wood-Pewee
Describes similar species, habitat, migration, breeding and conservation status. Includes photo and song. (From Wikipedia)

 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
         E. Wood-Pewee Breeding Map USGS                                 
     
  Breeding Map    
 
     
   

 

 


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