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Category:Contopus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Contopus


The genus Contopus is a group of small to medium-sized insectivorous birds in family Tyrannidae, the Tyrant flycatchers. The common names for all except one is Pewee, a name derived from the call of the Eastern Wood Pewee, Contopus virens. Their appearance is typical of the tyrant flycatchers - overall gray to olive, with prominent wing bars, and can be difficult to distinguish among other members of the family.


Contopus is a genus in the Family Tyrannidae.

Genus Contopus viewedit
C. cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher
C. ochraceus Ochraceous Pewee
C. pertinax Greater Pewee
C. lugubris Dark Pewee
C. fumigatus Smoke-colored Pewee
C. pallidus Jamaican Pewee
C. punensis Tumbes Pewee
C. albogularis White-throated Pewee
C. nigrescens Blackish Pewee
C. cinereus Southern Tropical Pewee
C. sordidulus Western Wood Pewee
C. bogotensis Northern Tropical Pewee
C. virens Eastern Wood Pewee
C. caribaeus Cuban Pewee
C. hispaniolensis Hispaniolan Pewee
C. latirostris Lesser Antillean Pewee