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Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

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Breeding males are entirely blue; can look dark from a distance. Females are plain buffy brown with whitish throat, bluish tail, and faint streaks on the underparts. Inhabits the edges of forests and fields. Listen for loud song, paired or tripled notes, delivered from the top of the tallest tree in the area. Occasionally visits feeders. Winters in Central America.

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