Everywhere in these solitudes I am greeted with the pensive, almost pathetic not of the wood pewee.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
The note of the wood pewee is a human sigh; the chickadee has a call full of unspeakable tenderness and fidelity.
"Locusts and Wild Honey" by John Burroughs
Everywhere in these solitudes I am greeted with the pensive, almost pathetic note of the wood pewee.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
Dreamily sitting on a bare twig, the wood pewee is content.
"Some Summer Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
Of the smaller birds, the nuthatch, the wood and hermit thrush, whippoorwill, woodpeckers, wood-pewee, and others.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
The Wood Pewee's nest is a frail, shallow excuse for a nest, resting securely on a horizontal limb of some well-grown tree.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
Here as well as in the wood we find the Pewee, or Phoebe.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
Everywhere in these solitudes I am greeted with the pensive, almost pathetic note of the Wood-Pewee.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
Next to the wood-pewee, he was the most friendly of our feathered neighbors.
"A Bird-Lover in the West" by Olive Thorne Miller
And once I found a wood pewee in a somewhat similar mood.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey