Yellow-throated Vireo Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Yellow-throated Vireos are small songbirds, but they are chunky, with a big head, thick bill, and short tail.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Black-capped Chickadee, smaller than an Eastern Wood-Pewee.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
      • Weight: 0.5-0.7 oz (15-21 g)
      • Wingspan: 9.1 in (23 cm)