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(Male) Western Bluebird

Sialia mexicana


Male blue bird with gray belly and red on breast and top of wings. They can be distinguished from other Bluebirds as follows: The Western Bluebird which has a blue throat, the Eastern Bluebird has an orange throat, and the Mountain Bluebird lacks orange color anywhere on its body. Female can be seen at my other spotting


Near and on California Pepper Tree at Lake Dixon park.


They compete with Starlings and Swallows for nesting sites such as nest boxes or cavities.

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Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 24, 2012

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