Vireos (Vireonidae)

Yucatan Vireo (Vireo magister) - HBW 15, p. 432

French: Viréo du Yucatan German: Yukatanvireo Spanish: Vireo Yucateco
Other common names: Belize Vireo

Taxonomy: Vireosylvia magister S. F. Baird, 1871, Belize.
Probably forms a superspecies with V. olivaceus, V. gracilirostris, V. flavoviridis and V. altiloquus. Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • magister ( S. F. Baird, 1871) - SE Mexico (Quintana Roo, including islands of Mujeres and Cozumel) and mainland Belize.
  • decoloratus ( A. R. Phillips, 1991) - islands off Belize (Ambergris Cay S to Turneffe Is).
  • stilesi ( A. R. Phillips, 1991) - Glover's Reef (off C Belize) and Bay Is (off N Honduras).
  • caymanensis Cory, 1887 - Grand Cayman I.