Lazuli Bunting

Passerina amoena

Overview

The Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) is a passerine (order Passeriformes) species of bird (class Aves) in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae).

Description

Adult males are blue above with orange breast, white belly and bold white wing bars. Females are buffy brown with orange breast and paler white wingbars.

Range

Found in shrubby hillsides and semi-open habitats in western North America.

Gallery

Observed

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - United States

United States

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - Canada

Canada

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Observed
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - United States

United States

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - Canada

Canada

Classification

Species in the Genus of Passerina

Blue Grosbeak

Passerina caerulea

Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

Lazuli Bunting

Passerina amoena

Orange-breasted Bunting

Passerina leclancherii

Painted Bunting

Passerina ciris

Rose-bellied Bunting

Passerina rositae

Varied Bunting

Passerina versicolor

External Links

Lazuli Bunting – Wikipedia
Lazuli Bunting – Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Lazuli Bunting – Audubon.org