Black Phoebe

Other Names: none

Distribution: Pacific coasts of the Americas, from California south through Bolivia.

Black Phoebe distribution range map

Description:

Size: 15-18 cm in length.

Plumage:  Matte black except for a white underside, undertail, and outer tail feathers. The flight feathers may be streaked with white. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
meal-worms
Regions
alaska
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
florida
idaho
iowa
kansas
mexico
nevada
new mexico
oklahoma
oregon
texas
utah
washington
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
riparianorriverforest
lakes rivers ponds
Urban
Oceans
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
black
blackandwhite
gray
white
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
tyrant flycatchers - tyrannidae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species