Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)

Code 4

INBU

Code 6

PASCYA

ITIS

HEAD

Indigo Bunting Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Olive brown in young; Dark chestnut brown in adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Masked
  • Crown Color: Blue
  • Forehead Color: Blue
  • Nape Color: Blue
  • Throat Color: Blue
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Indigo Bunting Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-15 cm (5.25-5.75 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Blue to gray.
  • Upperparts: Blue with brown-black on wings.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Indigo Bunting Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights wih rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-23 cm (8-9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue to black.
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Black
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