Thick-billed Vireo

This vireo frequents bushes and shrubs in tropical thickets. The grass-lined nest is a neat cup shape, attached to a fork in a tree or bush branch. 2-3 dark-spotted white eggs are laid. Both the male and female incubate the eggs.

The Thick-billed Vireo is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Bahamas, Thick-billed Vireo is a common species while it is classified as “critically endangered” in Cuba. Both spring and fall records have been accepted. The first record in the ABA Area was of three photographed birds from Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in from 9 September – 26 October 1989. Posted at 02:02 PM in Rare Birds | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad. More

The Thick-billed Vireo, Vireo crassirostris, is a small songbird. It breeds in the West Indies in the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands, Tortuga Island in Haiti and on cays off the coast of Cuba. It occasionally can be found as a vagrant to south Florida in the United States. The subspecies V. c. approximans of Providencia Island is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the Mangrove Vireo (V. pallens) or as a separate species, the Providencia Vireo. More

The Thick-billed Vireo has a small range, estimated globally at 14,000 square kilometers. Native to the United States and nearby island territories and nations, this bird prefers subtropical or tropical shrubland or forest ecosystems. The global population of this bird has not been quantified fully but does not show signs of decline or fragmentation that would necessitate inclusion on the IUCN Red List. For this reason, the current evaluation status of the Thick-billed Vireo is Least Concern. More

Thick-billed Vireo: Accidental or casual in southeastern Florida and the Florida Keys; common in the Caribbean. Preferred habitats include thickets and dense undergrowth. More

Thick-billed VireoThe Thick-billed Vireo, Vireo crassirostris, is a small songbird which can be found in Bahamas of the West Indies, as well as in South Florida, US. It favors bushes and shrubs in tropical thickets. Description: This medium-sized vireo is appoximately 14 cm in length. Its head and back are a greyish olive, and the underparts are buffy white or pale yellow shading to white undertail. More

Thick-billed Vireo, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas. More

A thick-billed vireo caught in a mist net. Image License Expired Researchers use a calipers to measure the bill of a gray catbird. Image License Expired Measuring the wing feather of a gray catbird. Ovenbird An ovenbird in a standard bander More

Thick-billed Vireo photos on this side, these are video grabs. These video grabs were taken of the bird discovered on Boot Key near Marathon Florida in the Florida Keys. These video grabs were taken on the day the bird was confirmed on October 3, 2004. Notice the dark eye which all Thick-billed Vireos have. More

Thick-billed Vireo, Cuba, Cayo Paredon Grande April 2004 © Pete Morris/Birdquest Another very localized species. More

Thick-billed Vireo, Vireo crassirostris Vireonidae (VIREOS & ALLIES) Thick-billed Vireo, Vireo crassirostris This photo was taken in: Cuba The photo was taken by: Eduard Sangster , Birdwatching trip reports Cuba reports Reports from More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Vireonidae
Genus : Vireo
Species : crassirostris
Authority : (Bryant, 1859)