French: Viréo d’Hispaniola German: Schnäppervireo Spanish: Vireo de La Española
Santo Domingo (= Dominican Republic)
Hispaniola, principally along N & W coasts and the Neiba Valley, and Gonâve I.
12–13 cm; 10·4–11 g. Lores dark grey, broken eyering and area above lores pale olive-yellow (spectacled appearance), forehead to nape and upperparts dull greenish... read more
Song a clear, whistled series of notes, "wi-wi-wi-wi…", constantly repeated, also a more rapid... read more
Mostly semi-arid scrubland from sea-level to 1200 m, usually at low elevations; also in more humid... read more
Food and feeding
Food items include insects and fruits. Forages deliberately, in low bushes or on ground. Perhaps more inclined to use flycatching method... read more
Season Feb–Jun. Nest a deep cup of plant fibres, sometimes with horsehair, placed in bush. Clutch 2 eggs, white, almost unmarked or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Hispaniola EBA. Generally rather uncommon. Has suffered considerable loss of habitat in recent times. So far, no... read more
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