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    Lazuli Bunting Identification

    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)