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Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
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Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)

General Description: Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea) are small, sexually dimorphic finches. Males are dark blue overall with a little black on the wings, and females are light brown with light wingbars and a little streaking on the breast.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Cardinalidae.

Favored Habitat: Brushy habitats east of the Rocky Mountains.

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)

Where to Find: These are eastern birds; don't look for them around Las Vegas.

Comments: These photos were taken at Corn Creek in May and June, 2007.

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting male
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting male
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting male
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Indigo Bunting female
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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