Cole Wild, Doug Kibbe, many others; Brad Biggerstaff originally found this bird about 9 am on Aug 25th. Many others observed it independently.
Species, Date, Time and Location Information
Duration (total time in view):
North end thicket at Dixon Reservoir (Pine Ridge Natural Area)
shrubs and small trees in riparian grove near the inlet canal of a Great Plains reservoir in lower foothills at the east edge of the Rocky Mountains
7x35 Nikon Action binoculars; Canon Xti 70-300 mm zoom digital camera
12 feet - 60 feet, estimated
Description of the Bird
Small, warbler sized bird with grayish back and hood, olive-green tail, rump and wings with two broad white wing-bars, pale gray throat, breast and belly with bright yellow sides; bright yellow spectacles; white iris; small, stubby black bill. Black legs and feet.
Behaviors: slow flitting in shrubs and small trees
Call: "chup vireeeooo chup" and variations
Similar Species Discussion
No other vireo has a white eye
38 years birding
Date Documentation Submitted
9/28/2010 8:48:00 AM
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