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Eastern Wood-Pewee

Contopus virens

Eastern and Western Wood Pewees are nearly impossible to differentiate by eye. The eastern bird’s song sounds like pee-a-wee, and is the reason this group has been so named. Both eastern and western birds maintain a preference for their side of the continent, and where each spend their summers in North America and winters in South America, they stay on their respective sides of the continents.

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