Perching

Varied Bunting

Passerina versicolor
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Length: 6 in. (14 cm )
Found on arid, brushy hillsides and dry washes, this bunting forages for seeds and occasional insects on or near the ground. Its small nest is made of grass and cottonwood fluff and placed at low to mid levels in a dense bush or tangle.

The four-digit banding code is VABU.

Male | Herbert Clarke

Female | Jim Burns


Chaparral

Mesquite bosque

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

  • Article: Varied 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 23, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/varied-bunting

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Varied Bunting. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 23, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/varied-bunting

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

Chicago Manual of Style

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

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Varied Bunting". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 23 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/varied-bunting

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