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Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis

Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Turdidae
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Recommended Citation

Gowaty, Patricia A. and Jonathan H. Plissner. 2015. Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.381