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Yellow-throated Vireo -
(Vireo flavifrons)



  • Small songbird
  • Olive above with grey rump, dark
         wings and tail
  • Bright yellow throat and breast
  • Yellow "spectacles"
  • Two white wingbars, white belly
  • 5.5" (14 cm.)


  • Deciduous forest
  • Less often in mixed forest

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant and summer resident
  • Nests in upper canopy
  • Forages in upper areas of trees
  • Slowly repeats slighty buzzy whistles:
         "three-eight, wuh-zeer"

Yellow-throated Vireo on tree branch

Yellow-throated Vireo 


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

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