Above Image: Adult
Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar. A fairly plain, non-descript species. Darker gray on topside, pale whitish underside. Two pale wing-bars, and spectacles (white lores that extend to white eye-ring) help identify this species.
Habitat: Pinyon/Juniper, Ponderosa/Coniferous, Riparian/Deciduous
Time of year: Spring, summer
Relative Abundance: Common in preferred habitat
Behavior: A foliage gleaner, moving about in trees and shrubs in search of insects. Usually solitary. Passes through Pinyon/Juniper and residential habitat during migration, but during breeding season typically found at the higher elevations such as in the Bradshaw Mountains.
Diet: Insects, berries
Similar species: Cassin’s Vireo
Best Sites: Wolf Creek, Groom Creek, Lynx Creek. Pretty much anywhere up in the Bradshaw Mountains in summer