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    Blue-headed Vireo

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    Blue-headed Vireo

    Vireo solitarius
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Vireonidae
    Basic Description

    The Blue-headed Vireo is a common and vocal bird of northeastern forests. Formerly lumped as a "Solitary Vireo" with the more western Plumbeous and Cassin's vireos, it is now considered a separate species.

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    Other Names
    • Vireo Anteojillo (Spanish)
    • Viréo à tête bleue (French)
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