Eastern Phoebe

Sayornis phoebe

Overview

The Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) is a passerine (order Passeriformes) species of bird (class Aves) in the tyrant Flycatcher family (Tyrannidae).

Description

A drab, medium-sized flycatcher. Plump witha a large head. Gray-brown above with darker head and paler below.

Range

It is migratory, wintering in the southernmost United States and Central America and breeding in eastern North America.

Gallery

Observed

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) - United States

United States

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) - Canada

Canada

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Observed
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) - United States

United States

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) - Canada

Canada

Classification

Species in the Genus of Sayornis

Black Phoebe

Sayornis nigricans

Eastern Phoebe

Sayornis phoebe

Say's Phoebe

Sayornis saya

External Links

Eastern Phoebe – Wikipedia
Eastern Phoebe – Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Eastern Phoebe – Audubon.org