Blue-headed Vireo

Vireo solitarius
Vireonidae

Chunky body compared to warblers
Audubon print shows similarity of male and female
Conspicuous spectacles
Visits Salter Grove en route to northern breeding site
Eats great variety of insects including stinkbugs
Insect larvae are important in diet
Caught a crane fly; rich snack if a female with eggs
Complex nest started by male, completed by female; clutch 3-5 eggs
Fruit is consumed during migration
Winter diet in Central American includes fruit

Species account to come.