Blue Bunting

Other Names: none

Distribution: Guatemala and coastal Costa Rica and Mexico.

Description:

Size: 14 cm in length with a 22 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Males have a dark blue body, with some having brighter blue highlights on the cheek and above the eyes, and/or on the rump and wing mantle. The tail and flight feathers are black, and the face may have black streaks adjacent to the beak. The female is an unstreaked warm brown with a slightly paler underside. The beak, eyes, and legs are black.

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Blue Bunting

Blue Bunting

Bill Shape
cone
Eats
apple-slices
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
louisiana
mexico
texas
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
mountains
Deserts
Forests
Color
blue
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
cardinals and grosbeaks - cardinalidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species