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Bell's Vireo - (Vireo bellii) 



  • Small songbird, drab grey or greenish grey above
  • White underneath with yellowish sides
  • Light eye ring, thin dark eyeline
  • Faint wingbars
  • Tail may flick or bob
  • 4.75" (12 cm.)


  • Thickets, thick brushy edges

Additional Information

  • Rare migrant, highly localized summer resident
  • Wisconsin threatened species
  • Hard to see, easier to hear distinctive
         squeaky-chattery song
  • Present on the Reserve in recent summers

Bell's Vireo, a sharp looking bird

Bell's Vireo on a perch and singing 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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