French: Viréo de Porto Rico German: Puerto-Rico-Vireo Spanish: Vireo puertorriqueño
S. F. Baird, 1866,
northern Puerto Rico.
W & C Puerto Rico (E to Loiza Aldea, Caguas and Patillas).
12·5 cm; 10·1–14·9 g. Crown and nape are dull grey-green, eyering and area above lores whitish, upperparts greenish-grey (brighter than nape); primaries and secondaries... read more
Song a melodious whistle of 3 or 4 syllables, repeated for several minutes with interspersed pauses... read more
Various types of forest, including dry coastal shrub, wet mountain forest, moist forest in... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly insects, but small fruits also taken. Forages at all levels, but usually lower down, in methodical and deliberate manner.
Season mostly Mar–Jun, influenced by rainfall (with low spring rains clutch initiation may be delayed until early May; later rains... read more
Sedentary; some short-distance movements between territories. Studies of marked individuals in Gu... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA. Common in much of its small global range. Vulnerable to introduced... read more
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