Cuban pewee

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Cuban pewee
Greater Antillean Pewee (Contopus caribaeus).jpg
Contopus caribaeus caribaeus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Contopus
Species: C. caribaeus
Binomial name
Contopus caribaeus
(D'Orbigny, 1839)

The Cuban peewee or crescent-eyed pewee[2] (Contopus caribaeus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Cuba and the northern Bahamas. It was formerly lumped with the Hispaniolan pewee (C. hispaniolensis) and Jamaican pewee (C. pallidus) as a single species, the Greater Antillean pewee.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Contopus caribaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Tise, Larry E. (2002). Pennsbury Manor: Pennsylvania Trail of History Guide. Stackpole: Morrisville. ISBN 0-8117-2787-4