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2014-02-12 08:29:39

Vireo's latest marketing efforts emphasize its commitment to educating consumers who are seeking an alternative to Ibuprofen and NSAIDs MADISON, Tenn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vireo Systems has recently completed a major packaging and design initiative for its flagship product, AminoActiv ® (http://aminoactiv.com) the #1 alternative to Ibuprofen and NSAIDs. New product labeling and packaging formats are intended to raise AminoActiv's visibility to consumers searching for...

2011-05-27 21:38:14

Some birds that live near noisy sites can alter their songs to deal with din. But closely related species with similar songs may tweak their tunes in different ways, says a new study led by Clinton Francis of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center in Durham, NC. The study is part of a growing field that looks at noise pollution and its effects on wildlife. Honking horns, blaring sirens, and roaring machinery are particularly problematic for birds, Francis said. Birds rely on songs to...

2005-06-17 06:21:46

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A chatty songbird thought to have disappeared from the Central Valley 60 years ago has been spotted nesting in a patch of restored habitat along the San Joaquin River. The least Bell's vireo, a little gray songbird that fits in a closed fist, was once widespread in the Central Valley. It disappeared from the area as the riparian habitat it favors was ripped up to make way for development and agriculture. About 90 percent of the valley's historic riverside vegetation...

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2008-05-05 23:19:45

The Plumbeous Vireo (Vireo plumbeus), is a small North American songbird, ranging from far southeastern Montana and west South Dakota south to the Pacific coast of Mexico. It is a migratory species and winters in the southern part of its range. Its habitat is generally open pine forests. The Plumbeous Vireo is 4.75 inches in length, with a gray head, back, and flanks, and whitish underparts. It has a solid white eye ring and white wing bars. The song, given persistently, consists of short,...

2008-05-05 23:17:20

The Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus), is a small songbird found on edges of deciduous and mixed woods across Canada. They migrate to Mexico and Central America. Although they are named Philadelphia Vireo, this bird does not occur in Philadelphia, except during migration. Adults are mainly olive-brown on the upperparts with yellow underparts; they have dark eyes and a grey crown. There is a dark line through the eyes and a white stripe just over them. They have thick blue-grey legs...

2008-05-05 23:14:05

The Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons), is a small American songbird. Their breeding habitat is open deciduous woods in southern Canada and the eastern United States. They migrate to deep southern United States, Mexico and Central America. Adults are mainly olive on the head and upperparts with a yellow throat and white belly; they have dark eyes with yellow "spectacles". The tail and wings are dark with white wing bars. They have thick blue-gray legs and a stout bill. They forage...

2008-05-05 23:04:14

The Slaty Vireo (Vireo brevipennis), is a vireo endemic to shrubby highlands of southern Mexico. It differs from all other vireos in its predominantly slate gray plumage and long tail. These distinctions once afforded it its own genus, Neochloe. It also has green feather edgings on its wings and tail. Its eyes, belly, and chin are snow white, offsetting the otherwise dark gray plumage. Photo Copyright and Credit

2008-05-05 22:54:50

The Black-whiskered Vireo (Vireo altiloquus), is a small passerine bird found in southern Florida, USA, and the West Indies as far south as the offshore islands of Venezuela. This bird is a partial migrant. Northern birds winter from the Greater Antilles to northern South America. It is a rare vagrant to Costa Rica. Its habitat is open deciduous wooded areas and cultivation, and in Florida also mangroves. The Black-whiskered Vireo is 5.5 to 6.0 inches in length and has a 9.8 inch wingspan....

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