indigo bunting


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indigo bunting

or

indigo bird:

see buntingbunting,
common name for small, plump birds of the family Fringillidae (finch family). Among the American buntings are the indigo bunting, in which the summer plumage of the male reflects sunlight as a rich, metallic blue; the painted bunting, or nonpareil (Passerina ciris
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Day (linear effect) or [day.sup.3] (cubic effect) was supported in the top temporal model for Acadian flycatcher, indigo bunting, prairie warbler, and summer tanager, with survival being highest early in the season for all four species (Fig.
Anglesey's indigo bunting Picture: SONJIA AND TERRY BOOTH
Both indigo bunting and northern bob-white abundance differed only between land use extremes; and both were more abundant in recently burned, heavy use sites (1H) than in light use sites burned in 2000 (3L; Table I).
Conversely, the following seven species were present in the burned site, yet absent in the unburned: Indigo Bunting, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica), Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvis), Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus), Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus), and Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronota).
The South's delegate to this loosely related group is the blue grosbeak, which looks like the familiar indigo bunting on steroids.
New generations, one hopes, will want to explore further sources: Indigo Bunting (1951) is a brief memoir by Vincent Sheean about Edna's love and expert knowledge of birds.
Red-Winged Blackbird Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Scarlet Tanager Purple Martin House Wren Indigo Bunting Cedar Waxwing Bluebird Bald Eagle Brown Pelican Turkey Herring Gull Mallard Duck Common Loon Canada Goose Great Blue Heron Red-Tailed Hawk Common Barn Owl Ring-Necked Pheasant Northern Bobwhite
Forests of bur oak serve as breeding sites for numerous songbirds, including indigo bunting, vesper sparrow, and yellow-throated vireo, which breed in these areas exclusively.
"Even the indigo bunting, which prefers forest edges, nests more successfully in less fragmented landscapes," the scientists report.
One of the prettiest birds that migrates through the area is the indigo bunting. And there's a putting green, a swimming pool, four tennis courts, jogging trail, volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard and plenty of rocking chairs perched on the porch for relaxing.
His other nonfiction works include An American Among the Riffi (1926); The New Persia (1927); Not Peace but a Sword (1939), a denunciation of Fascism; Between the Thunder and the Sun (1943), which contains portraits of his father-in-law, Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, and his aunt, Maxine Elliott; This House Against This House (1946); Lead Kindly Light (1949), a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi; The Indigo Bunting, A Memoir of Edna St.
RA (a) Red-winged Blackbird 1330.5 0.428 Dickcissel 1310 0.421 Eastern Meadowlark 131 0.042 Indigo Bunting 74.5 0.024 Mourning Dove 60.5 0.019 Northern Bobwhite 55 0.018 Common Yellowthroat 27 0.009 Grasshopper Sparrow 25.5 0.008 Northern Cardinal 19 0.006 Other species 78.5 0.025 All birds 3111.5 FSD (b) [DELTA] Species No.