Seen at prairie ridge ecostation
Indigo Bunting Bird
Only one seen at this location all season.
Flying back and forth between the forest and the ramp leading up to the senior staff building. Beside a field.
Lousy photo, but what else has this warm buffy brown color, and a large bill when it was facing me.
Any idea what this little guy/gal is? Even if I never know, it sure is cute!
The Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to northern Florida during the breeding season, and from southern Florida to northern South America during the winter. It often migrates by night, using the stars to navigate. Its habitat is farmland, brush areas, and open woodland. The Indigo Bunting is closely related to the Lazuli Bunting and interbreeds with the species where their ranges...