Solitary is the largest, rarest, tamest, and sweetest-voiced of the vireos.
There are no vireos in Europe, nor birds that answer to them.
The vireos are a small family, fifty species, found only in America.
Of the smaller birds, like the vireos and warblers, the jay will devour the young.
Sometimes he resented the vireos' plaintive fault-finding and drove them away.
The Vireos, or Greenlets, are like the Warblers in appearance and habits.
Smallest of our Vireos; crown ashy, lores and eye-ring whitish.
The thrushes feed mostly on and near the ground, while some of the vireos and the true fly-catchers explore the highest branches.
The vireos are a little larger than the warblers, and are far less brilliant and variegated in color.
But such an incident has not been reported for other vireos, nor have I witnessed such behavior myself.