gray overall with light wingbars (California, USA; 2007-04-29)

Bell's Vireo
Vireo belli

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a gray, nondescript vireo, best recognized by its distinctive song; usually in low brush near water; the' Least' race of this species (pictured here) is listed as an endangered species in California.

frontal view (California, USA; 2009-04-11)

dorsal view (California, USA; 2009-04-11)

very light eyestripe (California, USA; 2007-04-29)

usually low in brush (California, USA; 2007-04-29)