Study the magnificent markings of this common summer resident of Illinois. The conspicuous white line over its red eye gave this melodious bird its appropriate name: the Red-Eyed Vireo.
This bird is subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and remains under the stewardship of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It can be borrowed for wildlife conservation, ecology, biology, scientific, or educational purposes. There may be limits on other, non-educational uses. Please contact us if you have any questions.