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Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)
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Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)

General Description: Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) are large, sexually dimorphic finches. Males are dark blue overall with two tan wingbars. Females are brown overall with tan wingbars, and they sometimes show a little blue above the upper tan wingbar and on the rump.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Cardinalidae.

Favored Habitat: Brushy habitats.

Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)

Where to Find: Blue Grosbeaks are uncommon summer visitors to the Las Vegas area. Don't expect to find them, but keep an eye out at Corn Creek and the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.


Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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