Gray Vireo Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Dull gray overall.
  • Thin white eyering.
  • White spot in front of eyes makes faint spectacles.
  • One faint white wingbar.
  • Relatively long tail; flicked frequently.

Immature Description

Immature similar to adult, but more brownish and with more distinct wingbars.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (12-15 g)
    • Wingspan: 8.3 in (21 cm)