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  • n. Plural form of vireo.


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  • The warblers and vireos scratching the leaf litter, the nuthatches and creepers patrolling tree bark are all looking for insects to kill and eat.


  • Fort Hood, which contains the largest population of golden-cheeked warblers and black-capped vireos under a single management unit, as well as significant karst features

    Edwards Plateau savanna

  • Population surveys over the past 20 years on the south coast show that olive-sided flycatchers are down 75 per cent, common nighthawks 72 per cent, barn swallows 80 per cent and red-eyed vireos 85 per cent.

    13 « October « 2008 « Stephen Rees’s blog

  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, a 90 km2 site for re-establishment of bison and an important area for conservation of black-capped vireos - southeastern Oklahoma

    Central and Southern mixed grasslands

  • Head to Spittal Pond Nature Reserve and walk the loop around the pond, keeping an eye out for ducks, herons and vireos.


  • Still some cherries on my tertial stand, although the vireos were working on them just above my head.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • I would describe subtle pastel features of warblers and vireos flitting about in the tree tops 60 feet above the ground to the amazement of even the adult scout leaders.

    Robert C. Richardson - Autobiography

  • The marshes had large water birds like egrets and herons, three kinds of wrens, more than twenty different warblers, vireos, plus large birds of prey like hawks and eagles.

    Robert C. Richardson - Autobiography

  • Or, camouflage yourself with leaves and go out on a limb to see warblers, kinglets, vireos, and other canopy birds.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • The chipping sparrow always lines its nest with hairs, the crane uses cedar bark, the robin mud, the vireos often place a bit of wasps 'nest in their bag-like nests; but no one has ever tried to explain why they should always employ these particular things.

    Friends and Helpers


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