Latest Lazuli Bunting Stories

2013-01-16 10:34:55

Studies of migratory birds need to embrace a versatile mix of data - including geolocator technology, stable-isotope analysis , mark-recapture (banding) data along with citizen science data Animals move around the globe in billions, sometimes - like the snow bunting - one of the iconic Arctic-breeding species, covering huge distances and enduring the most extreme frigid weather conditions. In this conspicuously white sparrow-sized bird, animal migration epitomizes a stunning success of...

Latest Lazuli Bunting Reference Libraries

2006-11-11 16:56:31

The Lazuli Bunting, Passerina amoena, is a North American songbird named for the gemstone lapis lazuli. They breed mostly west of the 100th meridian from southern Canada to northern Texas, central New Mexico and Arizona, and southern California. On the Pacific coast their breeding range extends south into extreme northern Baja California. Their habitat is brushy areas and sometimes weedy pastures, generally well-watered, and sometimes in towns. The Lazuli Bunting is about 5 to 5.5 inches...

2005-06-08 20:48:32

The Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. Adult males have deep blue plumage and the wing and tail are black with blue edges. Adult females are brown, darker on the upperparts, faintly streaked underneath. Their breeding habitat is brushy edges across eastern North America and the southwest United States. They nest low to the ground in dense shrub or a low tree. These birds are monogamous but not always faithful to their partner. In...

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