Plumbeous Vireo

Plumbeous Vireo in a Ponderosa pine tree with insect.
Plumbeous Vireo with insect.

NPS Photo / Rachel Ames

Size: 4.5-5.5”
Description: Mostly gray with white spectacles, wing bars and belly.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in ponderosa pine, aspen, riparian and other coniferous forests to 8,000 feet.
Diet: Eat mostly insects that they glean from branches and leaves.

Last updated: June 8, 2018

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