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 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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