Photo Credits: Kelly Colgan Azar

Photo Credits: Kelly Colgan Azar

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)

STATUS: Native, Least Concern, Migratory

DESCRIPTION: They weigh 0.4-0.5 oz. and are 4.3-5.1 in. in length.

HABITAT: Philadelphia Vireos live mostly in deciduous forests and their edges.

DIET: They eat insects and berries.

NOTES: Philadelphia Vireos make a call that is similar to the Red-eyed Vireos: the call says “See me? Here I am. Up here. See me?” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.