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Lazuli Bunting Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Lazuli Buntings are small, finchlike, stocky songbirds with cone-shaped bills and gently sloping foreheads. The tail is notched or slightly forked.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Lesser Goldfinch, smaller than a Western Bluebird.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
      • Weight: 0.5-0.6 oz (13-18 g)
      • Wingspan: 8.7 in (22 cm)