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Meet an Indigo Bunting June 29, 2010

Posted by Wapello Warbler in Birds, Columbus Junction, Parks.
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Male Indigo Bunting

I finally got a good picture of an Indigo Bunting while visiting Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area in northwest Louisa County and I’m delighted to share it with you.

My field guide says they are common in woodland clearings and brushy borders. They also seem to like the edges of cornfields, which means you can find these beautiful birds all over Louisa County.

Enjoy them while you can. Come fall they’ll head for Central America and the Caribbean.

Here’s another picture of the same bird.

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1. A Look at Chinkipin Bluffs « Wapello Warbler's Louisa County - July 17, 2010

[…] (that should have been in Canada), and a Common Yellow-throat. There were several Indigo Buntings, including the one I featured in a post last week, and enough other birds and flowers to keep me happy for several […]


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