Vireo Noveboracensis
Vireo Vir"e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive-colored. Called also {greenlet}. [1913 Webster]

Note: In the Eastern United States the most common species are the white-eyed vireo ({Vireo Noveboracensis}), the red-eyed vireo ({Vireo olivaceus}), the blue-headed, or solitary, vireo ({Vireo solitarius}), the warbling vireo ({Vireo gilvus}), and the yellow-throated vireo ({Vireo flavifrons}). All these are noted for the sweetness of their songs. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vireo — Vir e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive colored. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vireo flavifrons — Vireo Vir e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive colored. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vireo gilvus — Vireo Vir e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive colored. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vireo olivaceus — Vireo Vir e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive colored. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vireo solitarius — Vireo Vir e*o, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive colored. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vireo griseus — Viréo aux yeux blancs Viréo aux yeux blancs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Viréo aux yeux blancs — Vireo griseu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vireo griseus —   Vireo griseus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Parkesia noveboracensis —   chipe charquero …   Wikipedia Español

  • White-eyed Vireo — Taxobox name = White eyed Vireo status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Vireonidae genus = Vireo species = V. griseus binomial = Vireo griseus binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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