Family Vireonidae

Family Vireonidae
The vireos, greenlets, and shrike-vireos make up the family Vireonidae. They are typically dull-plumaged being mostly greenish in color. The smaller species resemble wood warblers with heavier bills. The family Vireonidae is restricted to the New World. They inhabit forest environments where they favor forest canopies and undergrowth. Males of most species are persistent singers. Their songs
are usually rather simple, monotonous and repetitive. The nests of many tropical species are unknown. Of those that are known, all build a cup-shaped nest that always hangs in a forked branch. All members of the family eat some fruit but mostly insects and other arthropods. There are four genera and 12 species of the family Vireonidae known to occur in Peru. Photo: Brown-capped Vireo ©Francesco Veronesi.
Vireos, Greenlets Vireos, Verdillos
Rufous-browed Peppershrike Vireón de Ceja Rufa Cyclarhis gujanensis
Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo Vireón de Gorro Apizarrado Vireolanius leucotis
Brown-capped Vireo Víreo de Gorro Pardo Vireo leucophrys
Red-eyed Vireo Víreo de Ojo Rojo Vireo olivaceus
Yellow-green Vireo Víreo Verde-Amarillo Vireo flavoviridis (NB)
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo de Bigote Negro Vireo altiloquus (V)
Lemon-chested Greenlet Verdillo de Pecho Limón Hylophilus thoracicus
Gray-chested Greenlet Verdillo de Pecho Gris Hylophilus semicinereus
Ashy-headed Greenlet Verdillo de Cabeza Ceniza Hylophilus pectoralis (H)
Dusky-capped Greenlet Verdillo de Gorro Oscuro Hylophilus hypoxanthus
Olivaceous Greenlet Verdillo Oliváceo Hylophilus olivaceus
Tawny-crowned Greenlet Verdillo de Corona Leonada Hylophilus ochraceiceps
Lesser Greenlet Verdillo Menor Hylophilus decurtatus
peru aves - birdsTITYRIDAE: Tityras, Mourners. & Becards – Titiras & Cabezones  CORVIDAE: Jays – Urracasperu aves