Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Yellow-green Vireo - Vireo flavoviridis
Vireonidae Members:
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General Comments This is a species of the Neotropics, nesting from northern Mexico into northern South America. It is migratory in much of Mexico and Central America, though on numerous occasions it has occurred in southern TX and CA, and very rarely on the Gulf and southern Atlantic coasts. A first report for the state was one seen and photographed by a handful of observers, at Nags Head Woods (Dare) on 14-15 May 2021* [Chat 85:126 link]. A few photos are available on the Carolina Bird Club Photo Gallery and eBird reports; it has been accepted by the NC BRC.
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
State Status
U.S. Status
State Rank SA
Global Rank G5
Coastal Plain One record (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains No records.
Finding Tips
Attribution LeGrand[2023-03-26], LeGrand[2022-02-09], LeGrand[2022-02-08]