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Warbling Vireo -
(Vireo gilvus) 

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Identification

  • Small, drab songbird
  • Greyish or olive-grey above, light below
  • Faint grey eyeline below lighter stripe
  • No wing bars
  • 5.5" (14 cm.)

Habitat

  • Upland and lowland forest
  • Open areas with some woods

Additional Information

  • Common migrant and summer resident
  • Song a long jumbly-warbly phrase that
         usually ends with ascending sharp note
  • Frequent cowbird host, has been observed
         puncturing and ejecting cowbird egg

Warbling Vireo on a branch

Warbling Vireo in profile

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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