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Greater Pewee

Contopus pertinax ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TYRANNIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

  • Song
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song a clear whistled "Ho-say ma-ree-ah." Call a "pip-pip-pip."

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