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white-eyed vireo

[hwahyt-ahyd, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌaɪd, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a vireo, Vireo griseus, of eastern North America, having olive, yellow, and white plumage, a yellow ring around each eye, and white irises.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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  • Red-eyed vireo call from the older stands of woods while white-eyed vireo make their presence known from the newer growth.
  • The glades often have prairie warbler, yellow-breasted chat, and white-eyed vireo frequenting them.

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