Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County

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Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County

Least Bell's Vireo


Least Bell's Vireo

Scientific Name: Vireo bellii pusillus

Status: E, CH

Least Bell's vireos are small birds. They are only 11.5-12.5 centimeters long. (About 4.5 to 5.0 inches) They have short rounded wings and short, straight bills. There is a faint white eye ring. Feathers are mostly gray above and pale below. This is a common protective marking in birds. Seen from below, the bird blends into the clouds. From above, it blends into the landcover.

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