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Western Wood-Pewee

Western Wood Pewee

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Contopus sordidulus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
14-16 cm Length
Tropical moist forest. temperate and boreal forest Shrubland,  Between 900 - 3,000 m.  Range:- Breeds USA & Mexico. Non-breeding:-  Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama. , Bolivia, BrazilColombia, Ecuador, Peru,  Venezuela. Cayman Islands.

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1-5 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae. Food  
4241 - TSN: 178360 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Tyranovec západní
Danish: Vestlig Pivi
German: Westlicher Waldschnäppertyrann, Westlicher Waldtyrann, WestlicherWaldtyrann, West-Waldtyrann
English: Large-billed Wood pewee, Short-legged Pewee, Western Pewee, Western Wood Pewee, Western Wood-Pewee
Spanish: Bobito de Bosque del Oeste, Pibi occidental, Pibí Occidental, Piwi selvático occidental
Spanish (Colombia): Pibí Occidental
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pibí occidental
Spanish (Cuba): Bobito de Bosque del Oeste
Spanish (Honduras): Piwi selvático occidental
Spanish (Mexico): Pibí Occidental
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pibí Occidental
Spanish (Venezuela): Pibí Occidental
Finnish: Lännenpiivi
French: Pioui de l'Ouest
Hungarian: nyugati pivi
Italian: Piuì boschereccio occidentale, Piui di bosco occidentale
Japanese: nishimoritairanchou
Japanese: ニシモリタイランチョウ
Latin: Contopus richardsonii, Contopus sordidulus, Myiochanes richardsoni, Myiochanes richardsonii
Dutch: Westelijke Bospiewie, Westerlijke Bospiewie
Norwegian: Vestpivi
Polish: piwik brunatny
Russian: Западный пиви
Slovak: pamuchár škrípavý, Tyranovec škrípavý
Swedish: Västlig pivi
Chinese: 西绿霸鹟


Contopus sordidulus
Contopus sordidulus amplus
Contopus sordidulus griscomi
Contopus sordidulus peninsulae
Contopus sordidulus saturatus
Contopus sordidulus siccicola
Contopus sordidulus sordidulus
Contopus sordidulus veliei

  • Contopus sordidulus sordidulus: Highlands of Mexico to Honduras; winters to Peru
  • Contopus sordidulus saturatus: SE Alaska to W Oregon; winters to N South America
  • Contopus sordidulus veliei: E Alaska to Texas and N Mexico; winters to South America
  • Contopus sordidulus peninsulae: S Baja California; winters to NW South America
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