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Vireos forage in trees and thickets for insects and berries. They don't visit feeders or use nest boxes.
Black-whiskered Vireos inhabit coastal mangrove and hardwood habitats. They are more common in southern areas.

name area season diet/native food plants
Black-whiskered VireoNCSSpSu-Binsects*, fruit
coffee colubrina, necklace pod, Torchwood, viburnum
Red-eyed VireoNCSSpSu-Binsects*, fruit
coffee colubrina, magnolia, necklace pod, sassafras, spice bush, Torchwood, viburnum
White-eyed VireoNCSSpSuFW-Binsects*, fruit
coffee colubrina, necklace pod, sassafras, Torchwood, viburnum,wax myrtle
Yellow-throated VireoNC
insects*, fruit
coffee colubrina, necklace pod, Torchwood, viburnum
N=north  C=central  S=south
Sp=spring  Su=summer  F=fall  W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined  M=Migrant

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