Two tried to approach suet feeder but then got run off by blackbirds.
My husband and I first saw Indigo Buntings a few weeks ago and he so loved the color of the bird, he's kept a close eye out for more. Yesterday, I had the camera with me while I was mowing and saw him running up waving his hands. I stopped and looked at him puzzled as he reached for the camera and said, "The Indigo Bunting is back!" Hopefully, we will see more and get some better photos!
Colorin azul comiendo fruto del árbol Bursera simaruba
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...