Say's phoebe

noun
\ ˈsāz- \

Definition of 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

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History and Etymology for Say's phoebe

after Thomas Say †1834 American entomologist

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“Say's phoebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Say%27s%20phoebe. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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