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Common Name:Wood-Pewee, Western
Scientific Name:Contopus sordidulus
Family:Tyrannidae (Flycatchers)
Area:Siltcoos Lagoon, Oregon Dunes National Scenic Area
Date:May 21, 2015

This Flycatcher is smaller than an Olive-sided Flycatcher and has less of a "vest look" to its breast. It's single note song is very distinct and is the easiest way to make an identification.

Denman Wildlife Area - White City, Oregon

nest - Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon - - - July 24, 2012

Reference:Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa, & Opperman / Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman