The Western Wood-Pewee, Contopus sordidulus, is a small tyrant flycatcher.
Adults are gray-olive on the upperparts with light underparts, washed with olive on the breast. They have two wing bars and a dark bill with yellow at the base of the lower mandible. This bird is very similar in appearance to the Eastern Wood-Pewee; the two birds were formerly considered to be one species.
The call is a loud buzzy peeer. The song consists of three rapid descending tsees ending with a descending peeer.
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