terrestrial

Black-whiskered Vireo

Length 15-16.5cm (5.75-6.5″). Summer breeding resident in the Cayman Islands. Fairly common on Grand Cayman. Uncommon in Little Cayman. Fairly common on Cayman Brac, in areas of preferred bluff habitat. Prefers mature woodland, dwelling in the tree canopy were it forages for insects. Not to be confused with the Yucatan Vireo, which lacks the black moustache and crown stripes.

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