Hutton's VireoVireo huttoni
- ORDER: Passeriformes
- FAMILY: Vireonidae
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.More ID Info
- Vireo de Hutton (Spanish)
- Viréo de Hutton (French)
- Cool Facts
- The range of the Hutton's Vireo is broken up into distinct areas separated by wide desert. As a result, up to 12 subspecies have been described, varying in size and slight differences in plumage. A genetic study found the coastal and interior forms to be different enough to consider them separate species.
- The oldest recorded Hutton's Vireo was at least 13 years, 6 months old when it was recaptured and rereleased during banding operations in California in 2006.