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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:

The Eastern Bluebird, Sialia sialis, is a small thrush found in open woodlands, farmlands and orchards, and most recently can be spotted in suburban areas. It is the state bird of Missouri[1] and New York.

Notes:

Today I saw 5 bluebirds flying around the yard.

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1 Comment

Sukaina
Sukaina 8 years ago

nice spotting!

JuneMita
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JuneMita

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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