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Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo olivaceus


The baby bird is a Red-eyed Vireo, but the egg belongs to a Brown-headed Cowbird, a parasitic species.

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LauraLOVESbirds 2 years ago

Wonderful photos! I love the vireos, but have never seen their babies or nests - so thank you! ...the infamous Brown Headed Cowbird strikes again... Here's hoping the baby vireo survived its infiltrator nest mate, because the vireo hatched before the cowbird and hopefully got bigger faster!

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Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jun 20, 2009
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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