Perching

Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea
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Length: 6 in. (14 cm )
During the summer, the Indigo Bunting inhabits the tops of trees on forest edges in the east and riparian areas in the west. In the winter it often forms flocks that are found in weedy fields and shrubby areas. The male\'s song is frequently given in flight, and the cup-like nest is woven from grass, feathers and stems and placed at mid levels in dense vegetation. \r\n\r\n

The four-digit banding code is INBU.

Male | Herbert Clarke

Female | Jim Burns


Riparian / River forest
Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bird Sound Type: Chirping
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Indigo Bunting
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: June 22, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/indigo-bunting

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Indigo Bunting. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 22, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/indigo-bunting

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

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Dr. Biology. "Indigo Bunting". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/indigo-bunting

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Indigo Bunting". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 22 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/indigo-bunting

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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