Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)
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 and When to Spot
During late spring, summer and early autumn in almost every park with larger forest area of high leave trees.
Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.
Rapids Park Lachine
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Focal Length 600mm
Shutter Speed 1/1000s