Warbling Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Drab, gentle-faced songster.  Common in summer across much of North America; winters in southern Mexico and Central America.   Prefers mixed riparian woodlands and edges.  Medium-sized songbird with plump body, rounded head and  small, straight bill; gray-green upperparts, pale underparts and eyebrow.  Often high in canopy foraging for insects; eats some fruit in winter.  Tree or shrub nesting.  Lifespan up to 13 years.  Population ~ 49 million and overall stable or increasing.  

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January 24, 2015