Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis
Eastern Bluebird specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Permanent resident; local in winter, fairly common in summer. Nests from April to August in marginal habitat in residential and agricultural areas. Female and young do not have the bright blue head and back.

Specimen Information

The bird on the left is a male; the bird on the right is a female.