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Western bluebird

Sialia mexicana

Description:

Adult males are bright blue on top and on the throat with an orange breast and sides, a brownish patch on back, and a gray belly and undertail coverts.

Habitat:

Spotted on top of a pine tree along the Umtanum creek.

Notes:

Its posture consists of perching upright on wire fences and high perches. The western bluebird pounces on the ground when looking for food, such as worms and berries. It also flies to catch aerial prey, like insects, when available.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 46.90, Long: -120.65

Spotted on May 12, 2018
Submitted on May 15, 2018

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