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Vireo, a small bird native to the Americas. Most species live permanently in the tropics, but about 25 of the 40 species migrate to North America in spring. Vireos are 4 to 6 inches (11 to 15 cm) long. Their backs are grayish or olive green, their underparts white, usually tinged with yellow at the sides.


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