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Vireo Bird's Nest

Vireo sp.

Description:

Beautifully woven nest only 2 inches long and very deep. Could be Red-Eyed Vireo or Warbling Vireo.

Habitat:

Beltzville State Park. Open woodlands, meadow near a large 7 mile long lake.

Notes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-eyed_Vi...

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4 Comments

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Here is one I found recently in the woods behind my house
PN http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/186...

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

The most common is the red-eyed vireo. It is a drab little gray bird. I find these nests in all states of decay. They are really built to last. If you look at the 3 attachment areas you will see spider silk. :)

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Thanks Gator!!! I have never seen this bird in my yard, but this nest was at a state park.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

vireos build this type of nest :)

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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