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Blue Grosbeak

Length:
6.25-7.5 inches
Song: Deep, rich, scratchy, warbles, that raise and lower in pitch.
Wingspan: 10.5-11.5 inches Behavior: Solitary or in pairs during breeding season.
Weight: 1.0 ounce Breeding:  ---
Habitat: edge of forest, bushes, shrubs, thickets, undergrowth, tropical lowland Population: Uncommon
Migration: Migratory Feeders: Seeds and grain
Appearance: rich blue feathers, black wings and tail, 2 chestnut wing bars, black face around base of bill, thick silver-grey bill

Compiled by  Alex P. at Middletown Elementary School, Louisville, KY
Information from Birds of North America by Fred J Alsop III, DK Publishing, Inc., 2001

Photos used with permission from Richard Healy.

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Last Updated: February 28, 2012

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