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Red-eyed vireo??, seen 5 June 2019 near Calais, Maine

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Seen midafternoon 5 June 2019 at Moosehorn Reserve in northeastern Maine, in mature mixed hardwoods forest.  40 to 50 feet up in open branches of mature tree, feeding on insects and hopping branch to branch.  Sorry for low quality images... no wifi access here so must use cell to photograph LCD of real camera. 

Grayish crown, white eyebrow, black eyestripe, olivaceous-rufous wings and back (from what I could see from the ground) and pale breast. Black legs, bill pale. 

Is this a red-eyed vireo? 





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Welcome to Whatbird!

Yes, this is a Red-eyed Vireo! You can identify them, as you stated, from their olive-green upperparts, white underparts, and their unique face pattern, which consists of a gray crown and a white supercilium, which is bordered by black lines. Even though they have red eyes, they sometimes appear black from a distance and are not always the best ID feature. 

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