French: Viréo à gorge jaune German: Gelbkehlvireo Spanish: Vireo gorjiamarillo
#R, eastern USA
SE Canada (from SE Manitoba, S Ontario and SW Quebec) S in USA to C Texas and N Florida. Migrates to Mexico (S from Veracruz and E Oaxaca) S throughout most of Central America to N Colombia and N Venezuela (recorded in N Ecuador#R); winters also New Providence and possibly other islands in Bahamas, Cuba (including I of Pines), Cayman Is, Virgin Is, and sporadically throughout N Caribbean.
13–14·8 cm; 15–21·4 g. Crown, sides of neck, ear-coverts and upper back deep olive-green, lower back and shoulders dull grey; eyering and area above... read more
Primary song a series of discrete notes each lasting c. 0·3 seconds, with gaps of c. 1... read more
Breeds in various types of predominantly deciduous woodland, including forest edges, gallery forest... read more
Food and feeding
In breeding season food predominantly arthropods, including Lepidoptera, bugs (Hemiptera), beetles (Coleoptera), flies (Diptera),... read more
Season mostly from early May in S part of range to first half of Jun in N; single-brooded. Male arrives at breeding site one to several... read more
Migratory; non-breeding quarters from E & S Mexico S to N South America. Primarily a nocturnal... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common; generally less common over most of its breeding range than are sympatric vireos. Breeding Bird Surveys revealed a significant increase... read more
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