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Hutton's Vireo

Vireo huttoni ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: VIREONIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

Hutton

A small, active bird of western forests, the Hutton's Vireo is particularly common amongst live oaks. Its appearance and actions more closely resemble those of a Ruby-crowned Kinglet than other vireos.

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Appearance

Warblerlike
Warblerlike
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Greenish gray above and below.
  • Whitish eyering, broken above eye.
  • Two whitish wingbars.
  • Small bill.
  • Short tail.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but wingbars less distinct.

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Similar Species

  • Very similar to Ruby-crowned Kinglet, but kinglet has thinner bill, a complete and bolder eyering, and a darker wing.