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Black-whiskered Vireo

Vireo altiloquus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: VIREONIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A bird of Caribbean forests, the Black-whiskered Vireo reaches the United States only in southern Florida. Restricted to mangroves in Florida, it lives in other upland forest types in the rest of the Caribbean.

Appearance

Warblerlike
Warblerlike
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small drab bird.
  • Back olive-brown.
  • Whiter underneath.
  • Crown gray to brownish.
  • Eyebrow white with dusky stripe through the eye.
  • Thin black stripe along sides of throat.

Immature Description

Immature similar to adult, but duller, with buffier underparts, and may show faint wingbar.

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    Black-whiskered Vireo

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