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Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
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Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)

General Description: Blue-headed Vireos (Vireo solitarius) are small, sexually monomorphic songbirds with a big voice and an eyering with a line over the bridge of the nose that gives the bird the appearance of wearing glasses. They have a gray head, white wingbars, and yellowish on the body. This is the eastern from of the Cassin's Vireo.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Vireonidae. Formerly lumped with Cassin's Vireo and Plumbous Vireo as the Solitary Vireo.

Where to Find: Don't look for Blue-headed Vireos around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in the eastern forests during summer and along the Gulf Coast during winter.

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Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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