Greater Pewee

ID Info
  • Greater Pewee
  • Greater Pewee
  • Greater Pewee
Silhouette FlycatchersFlycatchers

Greater Pewee

Contopus pertinax
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Tyrannidae
Basic Description

A large, gray flycatcher of Mexican and Central American pine forests, the Greater Pewee makes its way into the United States only in the "Mexican" mountains of southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico.

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Other Names
  • Pibí Tengofrío (Spanish)
  • Moucherolle de Coues (French)
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