Perching

Painted Bunting

Passerina ciris
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Length: 6 in. (14 cm )
This spectacular species occurs in low shrubby areas, riparian vegetation, and open forests. It feeds primarily on seeds but includes insects during the nesting period. The nest is a deep, cup-like structure made of grass and leaves and placed in a dense bush or vine tangle.

The four-digit banding code is PABU.

Male | Jim Burns

Female | Jim Burns


Agricultural

Riparian / River forest

Savanna

Shrubs
Bird Sound Type: Twittering
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Painted 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: April 20, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/painted-bunting

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Painted Bunting. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved April 20, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/painted-bunting

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

Chicago Manual of Style

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

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Painted Bunting". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 20 Apr 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/painted-bunting

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