Bird Tweet of the Week: Eastern Wood-Pewee

The Eastern Wood-Pewee gets its name from its distinct two-syllable song, which can be confused with that of the Eastern Phoebe. This bird is a member of the Flycatcher family, a group of birds that catch flying insects while in flight themselves.

Eastern Wood Pewee

Eastern Wood-Pewee


Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. You can listen to past episodes on our website

This episode aired on Saturday July 12, 2014.