Scientific Name: Sayornis phoebe
Population Estimate: 16M, Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Nests close to people throughout eastern US and up into much of Canada. Winters around the Gulf of Mexico and into central Mexico. Preferred habitat is open woods.
Field Notes: Medium-sized flycatcher. Dark head, black bill, no eye markings (to distinguish from most Empidonax flycatchers), no white wing bars (to distinguish from Eastern Wood-Pewee), longish tail which it moves in a characteristic circular pattern while perching. Emphatic "phee-bee" call.