redeyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
CONFIRMATION STATUS: Confirmed.
Length: 5 inches
Thick bill with hooked upper mandible
White supercilium bordered above by a dark line and below by a dark eye line
Gray crown contrasts with olive-green back and upper wings
No wing bars
Yellowish cast to flanks and undertail coverts in fresh plumage
Juvenile has brown eye and yellower underparts than adult
Warbling vireo has a grayer back, no black borders to the white super-
cilium, and a dark eye. Philadelphia vireo has yellower underparts, a less
distinct supercilium and a dark eye. In Florida the black-whiskered vireo
can be distinguished from the red-eyed by its black malar streak. In south
Texas the rare yellow-green vireo is much yellower below and has much
paler black borders to the supercilium than the red-eyed. All other vireos
have wing bars.
Migration Status: Neotropical migrant
Breeding Habitat: Woodland
Nest Location: Mid-story/canopy nesting
Nest Type: Open-cup
Clutch Size: 2-4
Length of Incubation: 11-14 days
Days to Fledge: 10-12
Number of Broods: ?
Diet: Primarily insects; lesser quantities of fruit
SKY MEADOWS DISTRIBUTION/SEASONAL OCCURRENCE
Relative abundance and seasonal occurrence are indicated in red below.
C - Common: Likely to be present in good numbers in appropriate habitat and season.
U - Uncommon: May be present in appropriate habitat and season, often in low
O - Occassional: Found in appropriate habitat perhaps only a few times per season,
sometimes low numbers.
R - Rare: May not be recorded every year.
Acc - Accidental: Recorded once or twice, may not be expected again for a long time.
Sp - Spring: March, April, May C
Su - Summer: June, July, August C
Fall: September, October, November C
Winter: December, January, February
Crooked Run Valley