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Philadelphia Vireo  - Vireo philadelphicus

Philadelphia Vireo - Vireo philadelphicus

A small, migratory bird mostly feeding insects. Difficult to spot and photograph as this species prefers to stay between the leaves of trees and due to its color perfectly blends into its surroundings.

Common Names

How to Identify

There are other, similar species. This species is identified by its yellow belly, brown-olive back and white stripe above the eye and dark band through its eye.

Where & When to Spot

During late spring, summer and early autumn in almost every park with larger forest area of high leave trees.

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)

Rapids Park Lachine - September 03, 2016

NIKON D7100; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 220;
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