What is another word for Family Vireonidae?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli vˈa͡ɪ͡əɹənˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli vˈa‍ɪ‍əɹənˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i v_ˈaɪə_ɹ_ə_n_ˌɪ_d_iː]

The Family Vireonidae, commonly known as vireos, is a group of passerine birds found in the Americas. There are about 55 species within the family, including the red-eyed vireo, white-eyed vireo, and blue-headed vireo. Vireos are known for their slender builds and spectacular songs. They are small birds with a length of between 4 and 8 inches and a wingspan of 7 to 12 inches. Vireos are closely related to wood-warblers and are often referred to as greenlets or shrike-vireos. Other synonyms for the Family Vireonidae include Vireoninae and true vireos. They are predominantly arboreal birds found in woodlands, thickets, and forests.

Synonyms for Family vireonidae:

How to use "Family vireonidae" in context?

Family Vireonidae is a family of New World vireos. The family contains about 16 species, almost all of which are restricted to the northern Andes and western Amazon. Several species have also been introduced to other parts of the world, most notably to Florida (where the common yellow-vented vireo is the most common songbird) and eastern Brazil.

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