- Vireo magister
15 cm (6 in)
- Dark eye-stripe
- White supercilium
- No wing bars
- Rear flanks and vent usually pale to slightly buffy.
- Brown eye
 Similar species
Black-whiskered Vireo has less contrasting eye-stripe but has a malar stripe. Red-eyed Vireo and Yellow-green Vireo also both have weaker facial pattern and most often reddish eyes. Red-eyed Vireo shows greenish or yellowish rear flank and vent often appearing darker than rest of underside, with that area appearing pale in Yucatan Vireo.
East coast of Yucatan (Mexico), Belize, Honduras, Grand Cayman Island; may occur as vagrant elsewhere (for example one occurrence in Texas (the United States) from 1984).
This is a polytypic species, consisting of two subspecies:
- Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres and adjacent islands
Lowland forests, edges, and mangroves.
Likes to feed on fruit in dense vegetation, but can also take invertebrates.
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Photo © by Peter R. Bono
Barcelo Maya Beach Resort, Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo, Mexico
, 24 July 2008
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Raffaele et al. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0713649054
- Howell & Webb, 1995. A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198540124
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2018)
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