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Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis

Description:

This species measures 16–21 cm (6.3–8.3 in) long, span 25–32 cm (9.8–13 in) across the wings and weigh 27–34 g (0.95–1.2 oz).[2][3] Adult males are bright blue on top and have a reddish brown throat and breast. Adult females have lighter blue wings and tail, a brownish throat and breast and a grey crown and back. Eastern Bluebirds are found east of the Rockies, southern Canada to the Gulf States and southeastern Arizona to Nicaragua.

Habitat:

Found in open woodlands, farmlands and orchards, and most recently can be spotted in suburban areas.

Notes:

We are lucky to have many bluebirds around our house.

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6 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

How lovely!

Skitolaf8
Skitolaf8 9 years ago

Very pretty! :)

albear1960
albear1960 9 years ago

Thanks all. Just put up another nesting box today - can't have too many of these beauties around :)

Matthijs
Matthijs 9 years ago

very nice series.. good info to.. ! great!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Yes, you are lucky!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

lovely series!

albear1960
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albear1960

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 4, 2012

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