Plumbeous Vireo

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Plumbeous Vireo

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

A common and vocal bird of montane forests, the Plumbeous Vireo is found primarily in the southern Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin. Formerly lumped as a "Solitary Vireo" with Cassin's and Blue-headed vireos, it is now considered a separate species.

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Other Names
  • Vireo Plomizo (Spanish)
  • Viréo plombé (French)
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