Lazuli Bunting

(Passerina amoena)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Lazuli Bunting

 

NatureServe

N5B - Secure Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Accidental; casual vagrant

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Size

5 to 5½ in length

8¾ wingspan

      Photo by James Gordon

Identification

This western species is an uncommon visitor to Minnesota in the spring, a rare visitor in early summer. Minnesota Ornithologist’s Unoin reports just 28 sightings in all regions of the state since 1956. In Minnesota, they are usually reported at bird feeders.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Passeriformes (perching birds)

 

Family:

Cardinalidae (cardinal, grosbeaks, and relatives)

 

Subfamily:

Emberizinae

 

Tribe:

Cardinalini

 
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James Gordon


Here is a bunting that visited my yard today, actually 2 in total like this, the other was just a bit darker in color, both birds had beautiful orange color on breasts, the social media groups on Facebook were quite excited I captured this today. I have several pictures of both birds.

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  Passerina amoena LAZULI BUNTING
Rob Curtis
 
   
 
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Published on Aug 4, 2018

Passerina amoena LAZULI BUNTING on Ocotillo

 
     
  Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) Male Sitting on a Branch
Colette Micallef
 
   
 
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Published on Mar 19, 2018

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) Sitting on a Branch

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Los Angeles County, California - August 23, 2017

 
     
  Lazuli Bunting male first year. South Padre Island, Texas.
tavovalero
 
   
 
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Published on May 7, 2017

Recorded at South Padre Island Laguna Madre Nature Trail on 2017-04-23.

Passerina amoena,

Colorín lázuli, Colorín pecho canela, Colorín aliblanco, (Spanish)

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  Lazuli Bunting
Don DesJardin
 
   
 
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Published on May 1, 2010

A 1st spring male foraging on wild oats, and then perched on wild mustard singing. April 2010, Ventura, California, USA. http://birdsdesjardin.com

 
     

 

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Jim Gordon
5/17/2019

Location: north of Dassel, Minnesota

Here is a bunting that visited my yard today, actually 2 in total like this, the other was just a bit darker in color, both birds had beautiful orange color on breasts, the social media groups on Facebook were quite excited I captured this today. I have several pictures of both birds.

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