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  • Scientific Names
    • Passerina cyanea
  • Spanish
    • Colorín azul
  • English
    • Indigo Bunting
  • French
    • passerin indigo
    • Passerine indigo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • INBU
  • Portuguese
    • Mariposa-azul

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Recent observations

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What

Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

sambiology

Date

June 26, 2016

Description

After a great trip with Darrell in Tennessee, I headed back down home...and made a few more stops... :)

Enjoyed stopping at Greenlee Park in Brinkley, Arkansas. I didn't stay too long, but I did still spot some nice organisms. :)

Photos / Sounds

What

Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

beaker98

Date

July 1, 2016 10:23 AM CDT

Description

Black bird with brown head. This individual is a juvenile. The juvenile is mottled gray and brown with brown streaks on its breast. Black grosbeak-like beak with black feet/legs.

Photos / Sounds

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

allenratzlaff

Date

June 28, 2016 03:18 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

lfelliott

Date

June 28, 2016 05:30 PM CDT

Description

nest with 2 nestlings and 1 egg

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

katiesmith

Date

June 29, 2016 10:19 AM CDT

Description

Found eating corn inside a pig trap

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

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nzmuth

Date

June 28, 2016 03:41 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

sarah727

Date

June 18, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

sarah727

Date

June 18, 2016

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

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sarah727

Date

June 18, 2016

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

starfocus

Date

June 26, 2016 07:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

maractwin

Date

June 26, 2016 02:33 PM EDT

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Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

robberfly

Date

June 26, 2016

Description

About this time my camera decided to scream " Memory Card Failure " over and over and a slew of shots up here just...didn't get recorded. Fantastic butterflies!
( Oh, and I lost my cell phone yesterday on the way to the "Moth Ball". Kinda...intense 24-hours...)

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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