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    Varied Bunting

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    Varied Bunting

    Passerina versicolor
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Cardinalidae
    Basic Description

    A bird of subtly beautiful colors, the Varied Bunting inhabits arid brushy woodlands and clearings. Found throughout most of Mexico, it reaches the northern limits of its range in the borderlands of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

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    Other Names
    • Colorín Morado (Spanish)
    • Passerin varié (French)
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