Vireo family (Vireonidae)
Greenish-gray back, whitish underneath, whitish eyebrow.
Cup-like nest is suspended from a branch of a deciduous tree. Eggs are white with brown spots. Clutch size – 3 to 4 eggs.
Song is a series of long melodious warbling phrases separated by short pauses.
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.