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Indigo Bunting

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Indigo Bunting

The Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea, is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. The Indigo Bunting is a small bird, with a length of about five inches.

It is a migratory bird. The range is from southern Canada to northern Florida during the breeding season. In the winter the Indigo Bunting migrates from southern Florida to northern South America.

Identification Tips:
• Length: 4.5 inches
• Small, conical bill

Adult male alternate:
• Deep blue plumage (in poor light appears black)
• Blackish wings and tail with blue edges
• Basic-plumaged male (Fall and Winter) similar to adult female but often has has some blue feathers

Adult female:
• Dark brown upperparts
• Warm brown underparts with faint dark streaks
• Indistinct wing bars
• Immature plumages similar to adult female-immature male can have blue patches

Similar species:
The Blue Grosbeak is very similar to the Indigo Bunting but is larger with brown wing bars. Female Indigo Buntings are similar to other female buntings.

These birds have a habitat that is farmland, brush areas, and open woodland.

The Indigo Bunting forages for food on the ground or in trees or shrubs. During the breeding season, the species eats insects, seeds and berries, including caterpillars, grasshoppers, spiders ,beetles, and grass seeds.

 

 

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