French: Pioui de l’Est German: Hellbauch-Schnäppertyrann Spanish: Pibí oriental
SE Canada (Saskatchewan E to Maritime provinces) and S in USA to SC Texas, Gulf Coast states and C Florida. Winters mainly from Colombia and Venezuela S to N Bolivia and W Brazil, casually as far N as Costa Rica.
13·5–15 cm; 14g. Has peaked crown dark greyish-brown to greyish-olive, faintly paler lores, indistinct thin eyering (sometimes absent); head sides, nape and... read more
Song, by male, consists of slurred “pee-ah-wee”, second note lower, and alternating... read more
Breeds in variety of coniferous and deciduous forest habitats, often near clearings or edges; often... read more
Food and feeding
Insects less than 15 mm long, including dipterans, homopteran bugs, lepidopterans, hymenopterans, coleopterans; rarely, fruit. Searches for... read more
May–Sept. Nest a shallow woven cup of grass, bark strips, twigs, roots, moss, pine needles and leaves, outside covered with lichen,... read more
Long-distance migrant, wintering in South America. Migrates at night. Departs breeding grounds mid-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common; common over much of breeding range. Global population estimated at 6,000,000 individuals. Locally common migrant in... read more
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