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Mountain bluebird (female)
Sialia currucoides

Mountain bluebird (female)
Mountain bluebird (female)

Size: 7 inches
Overall Color: buff and blue
Occurrence: mountains and valleys
Diet: insects
Nest: cavity
Field Identification: blue wings and tail, white eye ring, brownish gray elsewhere, catches insects in air and on ground, black beak
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 69 Turdidae (thrushes, bluebirds, solitaires,veery)
Genus: Sialia
Species: currucoides

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