Perching

Cassin's Vireo

Vireo cassinii
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Length: 6 in. (14 cm )
Occurring in the tops of mixed deciduous and coniferous forests, the Cassin\'s Vireo is most easily located by its persistent song. Its cup-like nest is suspended in the fork of a small branch and made of grass and lichens. Insects make up most of the diet, but in mid-winter some fruits are eaten.

The four-digit banding code is CAVI.

Male | Herbert Clarke

Female | Oliver Niehuis


Chaparral

Fir forest

Mesquite bosque

Oak-pine woodland

Riparian / River forest
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Cassin's Vireo
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: December 13, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-vireo

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Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Cassin's Vireo. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved December 13, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-vireo

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Dr. Biology. "Cassin's Vireo". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-vireo

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Dr. Biology. "Cassin's Vireo". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 13 Dec 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cassins-vireo

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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