French: Viréo de San Andrés German: San-Andrés-Vireo Spanish: Vireo de San Andrés
J. Bond and Meyer de Schauensee
San Andrés, south-west Caribbean
San Andrés I (E of Nicaragua), in SW Caribbean.
12·5 cm; 8·6-10 g, mean 9·3 g. Has partial eyering and broad area above lores yellowish; otherwise dull greenish-grey above, becoming brighter and more greenish on lower back... read more
Unusual among vireos in having three song types, including specific courting-song. Simplest type... read more
Various types of bush and woodland, including mangroves, sparse dry woodland with cocoa plantations... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes both insects and fruit. Unusually for a vireo, fruit appears to form a significant proportion of nestling diet; in one study... read more
Nesting late Mar to Jun, with most starting in Apr, i.e. before rainy season, so that nestlings reared at time of maximum food abundance;... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted range species: present in San Andrés Island Secondary Area. Has probable population of between 8200 and 14,800 individuals; total suitable area... read more
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