Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) - HBW 9, p. 373
French: Moucherolle phébi
Spanish: Mosquero Fibí
Taxonomy: [Muscicapa] Phoebe Latham, 1790, New York, USA.
Distribution: Breeds mostly in E & C North America, from NW Canada locally E to Maritime Provinces, and from N Great Plains S in USA to C Texas and E to Atlantic coast (S to Georgia). Winters SE and CS USA (locally also NE & SW) S to S Mexico.
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VideosSee all 8 videos
Adult perched under a picnic shelter, chirping and characteristically pumping it's tail. Locality Rushing River Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada (Monotypic species)
Ken Simonite 29 July 2013 30 weeks ago 1 min 31 sec 4.7
Juvenile bird standing on a log in front of a drip pond. Locality Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Bill Wayman 1 May 2011 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 48 sec 4.6
A dorsal view of a perched bird looking around Locality Potomac River, Maryland, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Robert Schaefer 28 September 2007 5 years ago 22 sec 4.2
A bird singing from a trunk and flying away Locality Huntley Meadows Park, Virginia, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 5 May 2006 6 years ago 23 sec 4.2
A bird on a trunk, singing Locality Huntley Meadows Park, Virginia, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 5 May 2006 6 years ago 24 sec 4
A bird perched on a branch. Locality Quebec, Canada (Monotypic species)
Cristian deLeón 9 April 2010 3 years ago 24 sec 3
PhotosSee all 26 photos
Sit on a branch
Locality Montmagny, Quebec, Canada
Guy Poisson 20 May 2008 3 years ago 4.4
Phoebe perched nearby, fluffed.
Locality Woodbury, New Jersey, USA (United States)
dmwipf 18 March 2010 3 years ago 4.3
An overwintering Phoebe, feeding on berries and the occasional insect.A cold and cloudy day along the New Jersey shore.
Locality Barnegat Light, New Jersey, USA (United States)
email@example.com 10 March 2013 50 weeks ago 4.2
wintering bird perching
Locality Nuevo León State, Mexico (Northern)
Hector Ceballos-Lascurain 14 October 2010 1 year ago 4.2
Flitting about chasing insects from low branches and bushes. Mud on bill suggests on ground too.
Locality Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
Ian Barker 28 April 2013 44 weeks ago 4.1
This is a male Eastern Phoebe.
Locality Halfway, Polk County, Missouri, USA (United States)
Charles Rose IV 15 April 2011 18 weeks ago 4