Vireos (Vireonidae)

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus) - HBW 15, p. 430

French: Viréo de Philadelphie German: Schlichtvireo Spanish: Vireo de Filadelfia

Taxonomy: Vireosylvia [sic] philadelphica Cassin, 1851, Bingham's woods, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sometimes placed in a separate genus, Melodivireo. Most closely related to V. gilvus. One report of hybridization with V. olivaceus in SE Canada (Quebec). Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds S Canada (from Alberta and extreme E British Columbia E to SE Quebec and New Brunswick, possibly also Nova Scotia), S in N USA to N North Dakota, N Minnesota, N Michigan, N New York and Maine. Migrates to Central America (extreme S Mexico, in Chiapas and Yucatán, S to C Panama).

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