Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae (Vireos, Greenlets)  
Genus: Vireo (9 species, 33 worldwide)

Black-whiskered Vireo
Black-whiskered Vireo (Vireo altiloquus barbatulus)
Lucaya, Bahamas
  Migrates north in the summer from South America to Caribbean like the Grey Kingbird and Swallow-tailed Kite.

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Providencia Vireo (Vireo approximans) ENDEMIC

San Andres Vireo
San Andres Vireo (Vireo caribaeus) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Isla San Andres, Colombia
  Found on Isla San Andres.

Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  


Yellow-green Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo (Vireo flavoviridis flavoviridis)
Mastatal, Puriscal, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Similar to Red-eyed Vireo, but the eye brow is less white and less pronounced.

Brown-capped Vireo
Brown-capped Vireo (Vireo leucophrys leucophrys)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

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Choco Vireo (Vireo masteri) Endangered ENDEMIC

Red-eyed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus olivaceus)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia  

Migratory and non-migratory (chivi) races. Migratory race has red eye.

Philadelphia Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)
Sabaneta, Ohio, United States  
Photograph by Melanie C. Underwood     Copyright and usage info

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