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Painted Bunting

Passerina ciris

Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Cardinalidae
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Figures

Figure 1. Distribution of the Painted Bunting.
Figure 2. Song of the Painted Bunting

Song of the Painted Bunting (Austin, Travis Co., TX, 20 Jun 1970). (Prepared by staff of Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics [BLB No. 10716], Ohio State University, using a Kay Elemetrics DSP 5500 Sona-Graph with an effective frequency resolution of 150 Hz and a 200-pt FFT transform size).

Figure 3. Bow Display (A) and Wing-quiver Display (B) of the Painted Bunting.

Drawings by Barry W. Van Dusen.

Figure 4. Annual cycle of breeding, molt, and migration of the Painted Bunting.

Thick lines show peak activity; thin lines, off-peak.

Figure 5. Relative abundance of the Painted Bunting, 2007-2013; based on Breeding Bird Survey data.

Relative abundance of Painted Bunting in U.S., based on Breeding Bird Survey, 2007-2013. From Sauer et al. 2014, see text for details.

Figure 6. Regional trends in Painted Bunting populations, 1966-2013; data from the Breeding Bird Survey.

Data show best estimates of population change for the species over its range; from Sauer et al. 2014, which provides details.

Recommended Citation

Lowther, Peter E., Scott M. Lanyon and Christopher W. Thompson. 2015. Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris), 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.398