Cassin's Vireo

Vireo cassinii

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Vireos (Vireonidae)

Code 4

CAVI

Code 6

VIRCAS

ITIS

HEAD

Cassin's Vireo Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Olive-gray
  • Forehead Color: Olive-gray
  • Nape Color: Olive-gray
  • Throat Color: White washed with gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Cassin's Vireo Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-15 cm (4-6 in)
  • Weight: 14-17 g (0.5-0.6 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray, Olive
  • Underparts: White washed with gray; olive wash on sides.
  • Upperparts: Olive-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Cassin's Vireo Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Somewhat weak fluttering direct flight on rapidly beating wings. May hover briefly to pick insect or fruit off vegetation.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-23 cm (8-9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: White coverts.
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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