White-eyed Vireo

Vireo griseus
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Length: 5 in. (13 cm )
Usually noticed around brushy areas near streams, this vireo is easier to hear than see. The deep, cup-like nest is placed low in a dense bush and suspended by its rim in the fork of a branch. It is constructed of twigs, bark, leaves and spider silk. During the Spring and Summer its food is entirely insects and spiders, but it includes a large number of small fruits and berries in the Fall and Winter.

The four-digit banding code is WEVI.

Male | Jim Burns

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Riparian / River forest

Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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  • Article: White-eyed 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: March 22, 2018
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