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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Wood-Pewees


There are two types of pewees seen in Cuba. The Eastern Wood-Pewee and the Western Wood-Pewee are migrants and are likely to be seen in the spring or the fall. The Cuban Pewee is a native bird and is a rare vagrant that has sometimes been reported seen in the southern states.

The pewees are members of the flycatcher family. These birds are mostly seen in forests, feeding on insects and catching them in flight or picking them off leaves and the bark of trees. The pewees are drab-looking birds, whose plumage is a dull grey with light yellows and dull greens, which makes them a difficult bird to identify by sight. Their calls are usually a better indication of the species of the bird.

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