Western Wood-pewee

Contopus sordidulus

Western Wood-pewee
Photo Courtesy of Tom Grey
Description:
Plumage variable; dusky gray-brown above, olive-gray on breast and sides. Two narrow white wing-bands. 6-6½”
Voice:
A harsh, slightly descending peeer and clear whistles pee-yer.
Food:
Mainly flying insects.
Nest:
3-4 creamy white, spotted eggs in a tightly built cup nest, usually on a horizontal branch, at least 20′ above the ground.
Habitat:
Coniferous, deciduous or mixed woods near water.
Range:
Throughout the west.
Migration:
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