Say's phoebe


: a phoebe (Sayornis saya) of western North America that is grayish brown above with cinnamon buff breast and belly, dark brown head, and black tail

Word History


after Thomas Say †1834 American entomologist

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“Say's phoebe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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