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Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
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Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird male

General Description: Mountain Bluebirds (Sialia currucoides) are small, sexually dimorphic songbirds. Males are bright blue from head to tail, while females are pale blue on the back and light gray under. Juveniles are more pale than females, and they have a streaked front.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Turdidae.

Favored Habitat: Woods in the mountains, also deserts during winter.

Where to Find: During summer, look for Mountain Bluebirds in higher elevations in places such as Mt. Charleston and the Sheep Range. During winter, these birds come down to lower elevations and can be found in the desert at Calico Basin, other places in Red Rock Canyon NCA, and occasionally in other low-desert areas.

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
If you were a tasty bug or a little berry, this might be the last face you ever see!
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, adult male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, adult male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird at Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon NCA
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird at Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon NCA
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird at Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon NCA
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird at Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon NCA
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, adult male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, young male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, young male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird, young male
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Mountain Bluebird juvenile
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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