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Painted Bunting Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Painted Buntings are medium-sized finchlike birds with stubby, thick, seed-eating bills.

    Relative Size

    Larger than an American Goldfinch; smaller than an Eastern Bluebird.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.7-5.1 in (12-13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.5-0.7 oz (13-19 g)