Western Bluebird Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Western Bluebirds are small thrushes that usually perch upright. They are stocky with thin, straight bills and fairly short tails.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a sparrow; smaller than an American Robin.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 6.3-7.5 in (16-19 cm)
      • Weight: 0.8-1.1 oz (24-31 g)
      • Wingspan: 11.4-13.4 in (29-34 cm)