Habitat: Deciduous scrub, brambles, thickets, overgrown pastures, and other areas with dense low growth. Prefers habitat with some dense undergrowth, some saplings, and some taller trees.
Diet: Insects, especially moths, butterflies, and caterpillars. But also other insects such as beetles, ants, flies, leafhoppers, wasps, and scale insects. Also spiders, small fruits, and berries.
By Dominic Sherony [CC 2.0]
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
In New England, the White-eyed Vireo breeds mainly in southeastern Massachusetts, in Connecticut, and in Rhode Island.
This bird's wintering areas include the southern United States, eastern Mexico, parts of Central America, and Cuba.
Breeding Map from eBird
Sightings of the White-eyed Vireo May-July over last 10 years (2009-2019)
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS