Western Wood-Pewee

Where do these birds prefer to hunt for flying insects?

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Wood-Pewees require trees with dead tops or branches from which to sing and hunt. Flying insects compose nearly the whole diet of this species. Wood-Pewees often return to the same perch after each foray. Populations are on the decline.

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Groups of Pewees are referred to as a “dribble” or a “squirt.”

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