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Red-eyed Vireo


Red-eyed Vireo
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Copyright: James Olsson (Photobones) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 35 W: 3 N: 5] (155)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Dsc F-717
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-14 21:14
Viewed: 3807
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
It's altogether too bad that the only reason I was able to get such a nice closeup is that he was still a little dazed and confused from flying face first into my kitchen window.

Migration Status:Neotropical migrant

Breeding Habitat:Woodland

Nest Location:Mid-story/canopy nesting

Nest Type:Open-cup

Clutch Size:2-4

Length of Incubation: 11-14 days

Days to Fledge:10-12

Number of Broods:?

Diet:

Primarily:

Insects
Lesser Quantities of:

Fruit
Author:
Gregory Gough
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Clutch size, length of incubation, days to fledge and number of broods from: Ehrlich, P., Dobkin, D., and Wheye, D. (1988). The Birders Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. New York: Simon and Schuster Inc.

fr. http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/Infocenter/i6240id.html


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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2007-09-16 7:15]

Hello James, I've never seen this bird. It looks a bit like a Warbler. Well done on the sharpness and exposure. Thanks !

Mario

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