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Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

Description:

A breeding male Indigo Bunting is blue all over, with slightly richer blue on his head and a shiny, silver-gray bill. Females are basically brown, with faint streaking on the breast, a whitish throat, and sometimes a touch of blue on the wings, tail, or rump. Immature males are patchy blue and brown. Wikipedia

Habitat:

Felts Audubon Preserve

Notes:

First pic, immature male, second female, 3 & 4 adult male

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8 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Hey, thanks Karen & Brinschk

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Lovely series Claire!

Brinschk
Brinschk 6 years ago

Wow, you got so much beautiful birds in the USA.. I'm a bit jealous ;-)..
Nice pictures!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thanks Ali & Kranti

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 6 years ago

So Sweet!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 6 years ago

Nice series!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thanks Alice...they're definitely here!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Nice, I talked to Sally, MG and her flock came back(Just outside Myakka park) exacatly when she expected and she feels it is a bgger flock than usual. They nest on her property..

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Florida, USA

Lat: 27.52, Long: -82.55

Spotted on Mar 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 20, 2013

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