Cassins Vireo

Formerly known as: Solitary Video

Recently split into three separate species by American ornithologists: Cassin's, Plumbeous, and Blue-headed Vireos.

Distribution:

Range stretches from British Columbia and southwestern Alberta through central Idaho, across to coastal Washington and Oregon, south to southern California.  Spend the winter months from southern Arizona to southern Mexico.
 

Description:

Plumage is olive above and whitish below, with a yellowish wash on their sides and flanks, white throats, and gray heads. They have white wing bars and two solid eye rings that extend to the brow, making them look as if they are wearing spectacles.  Thick bill with hooked upper beak

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Cassins Vireo

Cassins Vireo

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alaska
alberta
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
idaho
kansas
louisiana
massachusetts
mexico
montana
nebraska
nevada
new jersey
new mexico
new york
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
quebec
saskatchewan
texas
utah
washington
wyoming
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
chaparral
fir forest
mesquitebosque
oakpinewoodland
riparianorriverforest
mountains
Forests
Color
olive
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
vireos - vireonidae
Bird Species