Abundant year-round resident, breeding from late March to late June. Found in residential areas, small stands of pines, and agricultural fields. The male is glossy with purplish sheen; the female is similar but smaller.
This exhibit includes four birds; only the two on the left are shown here.
This record is for the bird on the right in the image above, center left in the display.
Collected By: Geo B Turner
Locality: Smithsonian Grounds, DC
Catalog ID: 213272