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

    NIKON D7100

    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1000s
    Aperture f6.3
    ISO 220