Saskatchewan’s motto, “ The Land of Living Skies” might refer as much to its spectacular birdlife as it does to its amazing Northern Lights and incredible thunderstorms experienced there. This centrally situated Canadian Province’s “Land of Living Skies” is home to over 400 taped oiseaux (Fr. bird) types. Utilizing my individual pictures in a post format, audiences will learn more about the nature and preservation status of these intriguing birds in the Land of Living Skies!
A Reflections of the Natural World Blog Post Series by Jim Gain
WHAT’S IN A NAME
Warbling Vireo– Vireo gilvus
Name Roots: (L. vireo, “a little bird” [possibly the greenfinch]– gilvus, “yellow-colored”)
The Warbling Vireo is a little gray-olive bird with white underparts in some cases somewhat cleaned yellow, specifically on flanks and undertail coverts. Its upperparts are mostly grayish-tinged olive green (other than crown). Confront with reasonably unique white supercilium contrasting indistinctly with grayish eye-line, however otherwise extremely plain, without extra contrasting markings. It is far less obvious to the eye than to the ear. Females and males are alike in plumage.
DISTRIBUTION & & OCCURENCE IN THE LAND OF LIVING SKIES
Warbling Vireos choose combined and deciduous woods, aspen groves, poplars, shade trees. They reproduce in open deciduous or combined forest; likewise in orchards, shade trees of towns. They prevent unbroken fully grown forest.
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CONSERVATION STATUS —International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List Category
Redlist Classification Justification: This types has an exceptionally big variety, the population pattern seems increasing, and the population size is very big. For these factors the types is assessed as Least Concern.