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Warbling Vireo


Vireo gilvus 
Vireo family (Vireonidae)

Greenish-gray back, whitish underneath, whitish eyebrow.

Habitat:
Deciduous forest.

Nesting:
Cup-like nest is suspended from a branch of a deciduous tree. Eggs are white with brown spots. Clutch size – 3 to 4 eggs.

Voice:

Song is a series of long melodious warbling phrases separated by short pauses. 

Name Origin:

The genus name Vireo is from the Latin for “green.”  The species name gilvus is from the Latin for “yellowish.”

In the Nature Park:
Neotropical migrant. Warbling Vireos are common in riparian forests along the Creekside Trail.

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