Vireo family (Vireonidae)
Yellow flanks, greenish-gray back, white throat and breast, white eyes, two white wing bars.
Dense shrub thickets.
Cup nest is built in a fork of a small tree or shrub. Eggs are white with brown spots. Clutch size – 3 to 5 eggs.
Song is emphatic, with three distinct parts. Begins and ends with a sharp “chuck” or “chick” note. Middle notes are variable, like “chick adooweeoo chick.”
The genus name Vireo is from the Latin for “green.” The species name griseus is from the Latin for “gray.”
In the Nature Park:
Neotropical migrant. The White-eyed Vireo stays well concealed in dense shrub thickets.