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Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi

Described by: Nuttall (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Boreal Pewee
Old scientific name(s): Contopus borealis, Nuttallornis borealis, Contopus mesoleucus


Antigonish County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Jul 27, 2002 © Richard Stern  Brier Island, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Aug, 2003 © Richard Stern  Texas, USA - Apr, 2004 © Jesus Fernando Cerra Luna  Caripe, Monagas State, Venezuela - Dec, 2008 © Phil Gunson 
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C. Alaska across c. Canada s. in w. United States to nw. Mexico and e. to ne. United States;
W. and c. Alaska, Canada from c. Yukon, wc. and s. Mackenzie, n. Saskatchewan, nc. Manitoba, n. Ontario, sc. Quebec, s. Labrador and c. Newfoundland s. in n. California to n. Baja, Mexico, and in the interior through Idaho, w. Montana to s. Nevada, ne. Arizona, nw. New Mexico and perhaps w. Texas e. in the boreal regions of the Adirondacks, New England and perhaps s. in the Appalachian Mountains to e. Tennessee and w. North Carolina.
Winters locally s. in w. and s. Mexico from Jalisco and s. Veracruz s. to Panama, and in mountainous regions of Colombia, nw. Venezuela, e. Ecuador to se. Peru and nw. Bolivia and more locally in Guyana, Surinam, and Guiana, and s. Amazonia from the lower Amazon s. to c. Bolivia and the Rio Tapajos basin with an isolated population in se. Brazil.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: The Royal British Columbia Museum
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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