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This is one of our Boston Mountain favorites every summer. They are one of the hallmark species of the Eastern deciduous forest, the Eastern Wood-Pewee is an inconspicuous dull brown bird of the middle canopy. Despite its abundance, this bird could be easily overlooked if not for its persistent “pee-ah-wee” song.

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized flycatcher.
  • Grayish olive above.
  • Pale below, with darker wash on breast and sides.
  • Whitish wingbars.
  • No eyering or only a faint one.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but wingbars buffier.

 

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