Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Indigo Bunting
Passerina cyanea
Location: One sighting - in neighbor's elm
A brilliantly blue bird of old fields and roadsides, the Indigo Bunting prefers abandoned land to urban areas, intensely farmed areas, or deep forests.
  Distribution   photo  
Genus: Spizella (sparrows)
Family: Emberizidae (sparrows, buntings, juncos, larkspurs)
Order: Passeriformes (perching birds)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum/Division: Chordata (Spinal chorded)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)