Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Thrushes (Turdidae)

Code 4

EABL

Code 6

SIASIA

ITIS

HEAD

Eastern Bluebird Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black in nestlings; Black in adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Blue
  • Forehead Color: Blue
  • Nape Color: Blue
  • Throat Color: Rust-brown on front and sides of neck.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eastern Bluebird Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 18-20 cm (7-7.75 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: White with rust-brown breast and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Blue
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Slow flight with shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 29-33 cm (11.5-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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