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Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
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Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)

General Description: Cassin's Vireos (Vireo cassinii) 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. Compare with the all-gray Plumbeous Vireo.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Vireonidae.

Favored Habitat: Places with trees.

Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)

Where to Find: During migration, Cassin's can be found everywhere, but when you look for them, they are nowhere to be found; check Corn Creek, the Henderson BVP, urban parks (e.g., Lorenzi and Sunset parks), and higher elevation places with forests like Mt. Charleston.

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Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)

If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!

Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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