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Blue-headed Vireo -
(Vireo solitarius)



  • Small songbird
  • Grey green above with blue-grey head
  • Prominent white "spectacles"
  • White below with pale yellow sides
  • White wingbars
  • 5" (13 cm.)


  • Uses extensive coniferous or mixed forests for nesting
  • During migration uses a variety of
         woodlands and shrubby habitats

Additional Information

  • Uncommon migrant, uncommon summer
         resident in northern Wisconsin
  • Usually found alone, sometimes migrates
         with other vireos, warblers
  • Tends to forage for insects at mid-tree height
  • Formerly called "Solitary Vireo"

Blue-headed Vireo 


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

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