Frontal view of perched adult

Frontal view of perched adult
Species: Cuban Pewee   Contopus caribaeus
Subspecies: caribaeus
Author: Mikko Pyhälä
Friday, February 9, 2018
Added to IBC: 28 Feb 2018 - 09:11
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Altitude (m): 
7 meters


One of the easiest birds to hear and see in Cuba

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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


Mikko Pyhälä, IBC1475658. Accessible at

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Mikko Pyhälä, IBC1475658. Photo of Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus at Palpite, Cuba. Accessible at

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