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White-eyed vireo looking out from its perch on a small branch

Did you know that white-eyed vireos have been around for at least 400,000 years?

White-Eyed Vireos
at
a Glance

White-eyed vireo looking out from its perch on a small branch

Key Features:

White-eyed vireos have grey heads, olive green backs, white throats and bellies, yellow around the eyes, yellow sides, and black on the wings and tails.

Least Concern - Population Increasing

Habitat:

Forests, fields, and pastures

nesting habits:

White-eyed vireos make nests on forked branches in shrubbery out of bark, hair, leaves, lichen, moss, rootlets, silk, and spiderweb.

seasons white-eyed vireos are active in our area:

Spring, fall

Diet:

Insects and fruit

hunting Behavior:

White-eyed vireos forage by hopping and grabbing food.

Commonly Confused With:

Blue-headed vireos

White-eyed vireos are often confused with blue-headed vireos because both are small birds with gray heads.

White-eyed vireo looking out from its perch on a small branch

White-eyed vireos have lighter gray heads and yellow bellies.  Blue-headed vireos have white bellies.

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