Western Bluebird

Sialia mexicana

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Most commonly seen or heard around the baseball field or Deane field, bluebird pairs (the male bright blue and red, the female more faded) live on campus year-round.  You can see one parent visiting nestlings in an old cliff swallow nest on Deane Chapel, as well as a juvenile bluebird on the Breeding Birds page.

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Photo Credit: Carrie Steingruber (1),

Amanda Sparkman (2)

Audio Credit: Amanda Sparkman