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Red-eyed vireo
Vireo olivaceus

Red-eyed vireo
Red-eyed vireo
Red-eyed vireo

Size: 6 inches
Overall Color: gray and white and yellowish
Occurrence: deciduous woods
Diet: insects, berries
Nest: cup in tree, 2-60 ft. up
Field Identification: streamlined birds, gray and yellowish above, white beneath, pronounced eyeline, reddish eye
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 51 Vireonidae (vireos)
Genus: Vireo
Species: olivaceus

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