Phoebes refer to three species of medium sized to small insect eating birds. They are in the family of Tyrranidae of Tyrant flycatchers indicates their relationship to flycatchers. The species are:

Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe
Black Phoebe, Sayornis nigricans
Say's Phoebe, Sayornis saya

Photos are presented of the Black Phoebe.