Black-capped Vireo

Vireo atricapilla

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Vireos (Vireonidae)

Code 4

BCVI

Code 6

VIRATR

ITIS

HEAD

Black-capped Vireo Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Reddish brown to reddish or copper.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-capped Vireo Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-12 cm (4-4.75 in)
  • Weight: 9 g (0.3 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Olive, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White with yellow flanks.
  • Upperparts: Olive-green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Black-capped Vireo Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Somewhat weak fluttering direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 18-20 cm (7-8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black-olive
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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