genus Vireo


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Noun1.genus Vireo - type genus of the Vireonidae
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Vireonidae, Vireonidae - small insectivorous American songbirds
vireo - any of various small insectivorous American birds chiefly olive-grey in color
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Although members of the genus Vireo have been reported among the 17 species more heavily affected by parasitism from cowbirds in North America (Friedman, 1963), none of the 39 nests of yellow-green vireos we found were parasitized.