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Vireo bellii (Bell's Vireo)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii) is a small North American songbird. It is 4.75 to 5 in (12.1 to 12.7 cm) in length, dull olive-gray above and whitish below. It has a faint white eye ring and faint wing bars.This bird was named by Audubon for John Graham Bell, who accompanied him on his trip up the Missouri River in the 1840s.The least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus), is an endangered subspecies in Southern California.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.68583
EDGE Score: 2.43112

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  10 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Clutch Size [2]  4
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Incubation [1]  14 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  7 years
Migration [3]  Intracontinental

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arizona Mountains forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Baja California desert Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Bajío dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Balsas dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
California coastal sage and chaparral Mexico, United States Nearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Central American dry forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Central American montane forests Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Central and Southern mixed grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central forest-grasslands transition United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Mexican matorral Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central U.S. hardwood forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Chiapas Depression dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chiapas montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Chihuahuan desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Chimalapas montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
East Central Texas forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Edwards Plateau savanna United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Flint Hills tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Gulf of California xeric scrub Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Jalisco dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Meseta Central matorral Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Mississippi lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Mojave desert United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern mixed grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern short grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Oaxacan montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ozark Mountain forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Petén-Veracruz moist forests Mexico, Guatemala, Belize Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Piney Woods forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
San Lucan xeric scrub Mexico Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sierra de la Laguna dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra de los Tuxtlas Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests Mexico Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sinaloan dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sonoran desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sonoran-Sinaloan transition subtropical dry forest Mexico Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Southern Great Lakes forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Pacific dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Tamaulipan matorral Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tamaulipan mezquital Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tehuacán Valley matorral Mexico Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Texas blackland prairies United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Veracruz dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Veracruz moist forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Veracruz montane forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands  
Western short grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Rio Colorado Biosphere Reserve VI 2320468 Sonora, Mexico  
Amistad National Recreation Area   Texas, United States
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA III 184543 California, United States
Arkansas Post National Memorial National Monument V 424 Arkansas, United States
Badlands National Park II 178535 South Dakota, United States
Bandelier National Monument V 8107 New Mexico, United States
Big Bend Biosphere Reserve National Park II 815561 Texas, United States
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Area of Critical Environmental Concern V 3906 California, United States
Biscayne National Park II 11085 Florida, United States
Cabrillo National Monument V 149 California, United States
Canyonlands National Park II 335430 Utah, United States
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States
Carrizo Plain Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 7550 California, United States  
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Chaco Culture National Historical Park V 34277 New Mexico, United States
Chickasaw National Recreation Area V 7025 Oklahoma, United States
Chiricahua National Monument V 1421 Arizona, United States
Coachella Valley Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 8106 California, United States
De Soto National Wildlife Refuge IV 8007 Iowa, Nebraska, United States
Death Valley National Park II 762125 California, Nevada, United States
Effigy Mounds National Monument V 1296 Iowa, United States
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge IV 352 California, United States
Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge VI 66133 Arkansas, United States
Fort Bowie National Historic Site III 1004 Arizona, United States
Fort Davis National Historic Site   Texas, United States
George WA Carver National Monument V 210 Missouri, United States
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area V 1087901 Arizona, Utah, United States
Grand Canyon National Park II 1210128 Arizona, United States
Guadalupe Mountains National Park II 46114 Texas, United States
Homestead National Monument of America V 850 Nebraska, United States
Hot Springs National Park II 5740 Arkansas, United States
Joshua Tree National Park II 305076 California, United States
Kern River Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 834 California, United States
Konza Prairie Biosphere Reserve 8617 Kansas, United States  
Lake Mead National Recreation Area V 670229 Arizona, Nevada, United States
Little River National Wildlife Refuge   Oklahoma, United States
Long Point Biosphere Reserve 100325 Ontario, Canada  
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Mojave and Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve 5901 California, United States  
Montezuma Castle National Monument V 872 Arizona, United States
Natural Bridges National Monument III 7412 Utah, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Organ Pipe Cactus Biosphere Reserve 327376 Arizona, United States  
Ozark National Scenic Riverways National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 54621 Missouri, United States
Padre Island National Seashore II 42068 Texas, United States
Philip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center 6101 California, United States
Pinnacles National Monument V 2869 California, United States
Point Reyes National Seashore II 27068 California, United States
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  
Reserva de Mapimi Biosphere Reserve VI 849819 Chihuahua, Mexico  
Rondeau Provincial Park II 5035 Ontario, Canada
Saguaro National Park II 11686 Arizona, United States
Saint Croix International Historic Site   Maine, United States
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge VI 23844 Oklahoma, United States
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area V 38440 California, United States
Sevilleta LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research IV 228335 New Mexico, United States
Tonto National Monument V 1123 Arizona, United States
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield V   Missouri, United States
Zion National Park II 135667 Utah, United States

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Anza-Borrego Riparian USA A1
Camp Pendleton USA A1, A4i
Fort Chaffee USA A1
Lynnville-Squaw Creek Mine Complex USA A1
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge-Eastern USA A1
San Luis Rey River USA A1
San Pasqual Valley USA A1
Santa Ana River Valley USA A1
Santa Clara River Valley USA A1

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No

Prey / Diet

Ficus cotinifolia[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)1
Amazona albifrons (White-fronted Parrot)1
Amazona finschi (Lilac-crowned Parrot)1
Amazona ochrocephala (Yellow-crowned Parrot)1
Aratinga canicularis (Orange-fronted Parakeet)1
Aratinga nana (Olive-throated Parakeet)1
Artibeus hirsutus (hairy fruit-eating bat)1
Bassariscus sumichrasti (Cacomistle)1
Brotogeris jugularis (Orange-chinned Parakeet)1
Calocitta formosa (White-throated Magpie-Jay)1
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)1
Caryothraustes poliogaster (Black-faced Grosbeak)1
Catharus ustulatus (Swainson's Thrush)1
Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin)1
Ctenosaura similis (Black Iguana)1
Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)1
Cyanocompsa parellina (Blue Bunting)1
Cyanocorax yncas (Inca Jay)1
Cyanocorax yucatanicus (Yucatan Jay)1
Didelphis marsupialis (Common Opossum)1
Dives dives (Melodious Blackbird)1
Dumetella carolinensis (Grey Catbird)1
Eumomota superciliosa (Turquoise-browed Motmot)1
Euphonia affinis (Scrub Euphonia)1
Euphonia hirundinacea (Yellow-throated Euphonia)1
Euphonia luteicapilla (Yellow-crowned Euphonia)1
Geotrygon montana (Ruddy Quail-Dove)1
Hylocichla mustelina (Wood Thrush)1
Icterus auratus (Orange Oriole)1
Icterus cucullatus (Hooded Oriole)1
Icterus galbula (Northern Oriole)1
Icterus gularis (Altamira Oriole)1
Icterus spurius (Orchard Oriole)1
Megarynchus pitangua (Boat-billed Flycatcher)1
Melanerpes aurifrons (Golden-fronted Woodpecker)1
Melanoptila glabrirostris (Black Catbird)1
Mimus gilvus (Tropical Mockingbird)1
Mimus graysoni (Socorro Mockingbird)1
Molothrus aeneus (Bronzed Cowbird)1
Momotus momota (Blue-crowned Motmot)1
Myiarchus nuttingi (Nutting's Flycatcher)1
Myiarchus tyrannulus (Brown-crested Flycatcher)1
Myiozetetes similis (Social Flycatcher)1
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)1
Ortalis vetula (Plain Chachalaca)1
Pachyramphus aglaiae (Rose-throated Becard)1
Passerina cyanea (Indigo Bunting)1
Patagioenas flavirostris (Red-billed Pigeon)1
Patagioenas nigrirostris (Short-billed Pigeon)1
Penelope purpurascens (Crested Guan)1
Piranga bidentata (Flame-colored Tanager)1
Piranga ludoviciana (Western Tanager)1
Piranga olivacea (Scarlet Tanager)1
Piranga rubra (Summer Tanager)1
Pitangus sulphuratus (Great Kiskadee)1
Psarocolius montezuma (Montezuma Oropendola)1
Psilorhinus morio (Brown Jay)1
Pteroglossus torquatus (Collared Aracari)1
Quiscalus mexicanus (Great-tailed Grackle)1
Ramphastos sulfuratus (Keel-billed Toucan)1
Saltator atriceps (Black-headed Saltator)1
Saltator coerulescens (Greyish Saltator)1
Sciurus deppei (Deppe's squirrel)1
Setophaga coronata (Yellow-rumped Warbler)1
Setophaga tigrina (Cape May Warbler)1
Thraupis abbas (Yellow-winged Tanager)1
Thraupis episcopus (Blue-grey Tanager)1
Tiaris olivaceus (Yellow-faced Grassquit)1
Tityra semifasciata (Masked Tityra)1
Trogon citreolus (Citreoline Trogon)1
Trogon melanocephalus (Black-headed Trogon)1
Turdus grayi (Clay-colored Thrush)1
Tyrannus couchii (Couch's Kingbird)1
Tyrannus dominicensis (Grey Kingbird)1
Tyrannus forficatus (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)1
Tyrannus tyrannus (Eastern Kingbird)1
Tyrannus verticalis (Western Kingbird)1
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)1

Predators

Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[5]

Range Map

North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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