Order Passeriformes

Family Vireonidae

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Internal arrangement heavily modified, based on recent genetic study#R, along with addition of Asian genera Pteruthius and Erpornis (see below).

  • 9-18 cm.
  • 8 genera, 64 species, 222 taxa.
  • 3 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Brewer, D., Orenstein, R. & Bonan, A. (2019). Vireos (Vireonidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52375 on 11 December 2019).