Varied Bunting

Passerina versicolor

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)

Code 4

VABU

Code 6

PASVER

ITIS

HEAD

Varied Bunting Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to grayish brown.
  • Head pattern: Masked, Crested or plumed, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Blue
  • Forehead Color: Black and blue.
  • Nape Color: Red-orange
  • Throat Color: Black and blue.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Varied Bunting Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-14 cm (5-5.5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Purple or Violet
  • Underparts: Blue-gray
  • Upperparts: Blue-gray with black wings.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Varied Bunting Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights close to vegetation, with rapid wing beats alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-22 cm (8-8.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-black
  • Under Tail: Gray-black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X