Mountain Bluebird Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Mountain Bluebirds are fairly small thrushes with round heads and straight, thin bills. Compared with other bluebirds they are lanky and long-winged, with a long tail.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Cassin’s Finch, considerably smaller than an American Robin.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 6.3-7.9 in (16-20 cm)
      • Weight: 1.1 oz (30 g)
      • Wingspan: 11.0-14.2 in (28-36 cm)