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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

  • Philadelphia Vireo (en)
  • Vireo de Filadelfia (es)
  • Viréo de Philadelphie (fr)
  • Philadelphiavireo (de)


  • Passeriformes
  • Vireonidae
  • Vireo philadelphicus

Where & When to Spot

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

Observation Logs

On every park visit, we maintain a log of species spotted and identified. If you maintain a similar list, please consider sharing it with Muuuh Wildlife Photography: Share Logs.

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Times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting this park. A species is reported only once / park visit. Only parks listed which we visit frequently all year long. Consult the page animal tracking about how we log observations in field.

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.


Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)

Rapids Park Lachine - 2016-09-03

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 220;

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