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Indigo Bunting
(Passerina cyanea)

        
Indigo Bunting
Photo © Don DesJardin
 
Indigo Bunting Information

Length:  4.5 - 5.5"
 
Habitat:  Woodland edges, brushy fields, open deciduous woodlands, woodland clearings, roadside thickets. Prefers area with a few tall trees or other high perches.


Diet:  Insects, spiders, seeds, berries.
 
Identification tips for the Indigo Bunting
 
Range maps:
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Indigo Bunting Breeding Map Indigo Bunting Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Range        Winter Range (CBC)    
 
 
Additional photos and information:
 
Animal Diversity Web
Photo, geographic range, habitat, physical characteristics, reproduction, behavior, food habits, conservation status.
Peter LaTourrette's Bird Photo Gallery
Photos of Indigo Bunting
 
     
   

 

 


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