Western Bluebird

Thrushes and Thrashers

Western Bluebird

Sialia mexicana

All Year

Thrushes and Thrashers

Western Bluebird

Daniel Fitzgerald

Western Bluebird

Daniel Fitzgerald

Found in open, riparian, or woodlands with scattered trees.

Note the dark bluish upperparts, reddish breast contrasting with blue throat (grayish in females), and grayish-white belly.

Nests in natural or man-made cavities (e.g. nest boxes). Its diet changes with the season, with small fruits, berries, and seeds predominately in the winter, and mostly insects eaten in the summer. 

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