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Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
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Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting male

General Description: Lazuli Buntings (Passerina amoena) are small, sexually dimorphic songbirds. Adult males have a bright blue head, back, and rump, a red breast, and black wings with white wingbars. Females are dull brown with black wings and bluish on the rump.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Cardinalidae.

Favored Habitat:

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting female

Where to Find: During migration, Lazuli Buntings show up anywhere they can find food (fruit); look for them at Corn Creek where they gorge on mulberries. During summer, look for them in the conifer forests on Mt. Charleston and other high-elevation places around Las Vegas.

Comments: Summer visitors only.

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) If you were a tasty bug or a little seed, this might be the last face you ever see!
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Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
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Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
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Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) more to come ...
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Buntings; Portal, Arizona
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting male; Portal, Arizona
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting female
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Lazuli Bunting female
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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