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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. During winters in South America, they stay on their respective sides of the continents too.

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