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Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus

Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus

Aves > Passeriformes > Vireonidae

Names in different Languages

EnglishPhiladelphia Vireo
FrenchViréo de Philadelphie
SpanishVireo de Filadelfia


A small, migratory bird mostly feeding insects. Difficult to spot and photograph as this species prefers to stay between the leaves of trees and due to its color perfectly blends into its surroundings.

How to Identify

There are other, similar species. This species is identified by its yellow belly, brown-olive back and white stripe above the eye and dark band through its eye.

Where When to Spot

During late spring, summer and early autumn in almost every park with larger forest area of high leave trees.



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2020-09-12Parc Bernard-Landry
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2019-07-07Parc Angrignon
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2016-09-03Parc des Rapides