Red-eyed Vireo 129kB|
``Here I am, can't you see me, Yes I'm here, I see you, and so on.'' (Puleston)
Blue Mountain Lake, May 1996.
``The red-eye's eloquence was never very persuasive to my ear. Its short sentences, its tiresome upward inflections, its everlasting repetitions, and its sharp, querulous tone long since became to me an old story; and I have always thought that whoever dubbed this vireo the `preacher' could have had no very exalted opinion of the clergy.'' (Torrey 1890)
Warbling Vireo 47kB
Long Island, July 1997.
Typical Phrase 1 68kB
Typical Phrase 2 82kB
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, May 1997.
Solitary Vireo 211kB
Chenango Valley State Park, May 1999
"A solitary vireo, close at hand, regaled me with a sweet, low chatter, more musical twice over than much that goes by the name of singing, -- the solitary being one of the comparatively few birds that do not know how to be unmusical, -- ..." (Torrey 1901)
White-eyed Vireo 36kB
Long Island, June 1996.
White-eyed Vireo 35kB
Long Island, May 1997.
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