Contopus aka Pewees

Tyrant Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher

The Genus Contopus consists of small to medium-sized insect-eating birds that are are commonly referred to as peewees, from the call of one of the more common members. They have a mostly greyish plumage with wing bars.


  • Olive-sided Flycatcher, Contopus cooperi
  • Greater Pewee, Contopus pertinax
  • Dark Pewee, Contopus lugubris
  • Smoke-colored Pewee, Contopus fumigatus
  • Ochraceous Pewee, Contopus ochraceus
  • Western Wood-Pewee, Contopus sordidulus
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens
  • Tropical Pewee, or Ash-colored Pewee, Contopus cinereus
  • Blackish Pewee, Contopus nigrescens
  • Cuban Pewee, Contopus caribaeus
  • Jamican Pewee, Contopus pallidus
  • Hispaniolan Pewee, Contopus hispaniolensis
  • Lesser Antillean Pewee, Contopus latirostris
  • White-throated Pewee, Contopus albogularis


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