Vireos vireonidae

Hutton's VireoThe members of the bird family Vireonidae - the Vireos - occur naturally in Mexico, Central America and northern South America.  Most are non-migratory with the exception of a few that travel north to breed in the United States.

Description

These small to medium-sized forest birds measure between 10 - 17 cm in length (including the tail).  Vireos are plain-plumaged, mostly yellowish or greenish with varying amounts of grey, black or white.

Diet / Feeding

Most rely primarily on insects and arthropods for food, and incessantly search dense foliage in various layers for food.

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