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    Greater Pewee

    ID Info
    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
    • Papamoscas José María (Spanish)
    • Moucherolle de Coues (French)
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