Red-eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus

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Warbling Vireo has a grayer back, no black borders to the white supercilium, and a dark eye. Philadelphia Vireo has yellower underparts, a less distinct supercilium and a dark eye. In Florida the Black-whiskered Vireo can be distinguished from the Red-eyed by its black malar streak. In South Texas the rare Yellow-green Vireo is much yellower below and has much paler black borders to the supercilium than the Red-eyed. All other vireos have wing bars.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.