Bird Tweet of the Week: Warbling Vireo

The Warbling Vireo, known in French as Viréo mélodieux, is a very vocal bird that sings regularly throughout the day in order to defend its nesting territory. Its melody sounds somewhat like a wind-up toy.

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Warbling Vireo. Photographed by Phil Myers

Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Catch up on past episodes here on our website.