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Indigo bunting
Passerina cyanea

Indigo bunting
Male indigo bunting, an extraordinarily rare migrating visitor to this Ajo, AZ yard.
Indigo bunting

Size: 5.5 inches
Overall Color: blue
Occurrence: town
Diet: seeds, insects
Nest:
Field Identification: brilliant, mostly blue bird seen very rarely in SW Arizona
Season: spring


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 81 Emberizidae (sparrows)
Genus: Passerina
Species: cyanea

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