Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)
- HABITAT - Eastern Wood-Pewee breeds in deciduous forest, although sometimes mixed, but seldom coniferous forest. It prefers margins of clearings, such as around meadows, roadsides, ponds, or small openings in the forest. Winters at forest edges and in scrubby woods in tropi
- DIET - Pewees feed almost entirely on insects and other arthropods. It also eats the occasional berry.
- FACTS - The male sings in spring, especially at dawn and dusk, to defend nesting territory. Eastern Wood-Pewee has a distinctive, clear, three-part song, usually recorded as “pee-ah-wee.”