[CT Birds] White-eyed Vireo question

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Tue May 8 10:38:51 EDT 2012

Looking it up in Connecticut Birds (Zeranzki & Baptist, 1990), it says of White-eyed Vireo:

"It is an uncommon to occasionally fairly common nester in overgrown fields and wet thickets but is much less numerous at higher elevations."

Perhaps you had migrants, or found the right habitat.

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

--- On Tue, 5/8/12, gary v <mtbrover at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yesterday at the Bafflin Sanctuary in
> Pomfret i found 2 White-eyed Vireos,
> today there were 3.  2 were together as a pair and
> further up the trail
> (Day Road entrance) there was another.
> Being new to the area this was a surprise for me as i have
> seldom seen them
> inland in Ma. and R.I. where i am from.    Are
> White-eyed Vireos expected
> breeders in this area ?
>            thanks
>            gary v.
>            Pomfret  Ctr.  CT.
>            mtbrover at gmail.com

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