California bluebird

Adults have a grey belly. Adult males are bright blue on top and on the throat with a red breast; they have a brown patch on their back. Adult females have duller blue wings and tail, a brownish breast and a grey crown, throat and back.

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The California bluebird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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for the California Bluebird Recovery Program in conjunction with the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, a chapter of the national organization. Faithfully committed to the cause, Lee and Janna hope to encourage bluebirds to become a more common sight in the community. "Many folks don't know what a bluebird looks like, and too many think of the scrub jay when bluebirds are mentioned," Lee says. More

* California Bluebird Recovery Program - Collects nestbox data for the state of California on bluebirds and other cavity nesters. * Children's Bluebird Activity Book - Written for elementary schools and youth groups, covering Western, Mountain and Eastern Bluebirds. * Colorado Bluebird Project - Denver Audubon bluebird conservation. * Eastern Bluebird - Introduction to Eastern Bluebirds and their habitat requirements from the U.S. More

The club is the Southern California Bluebird Club, and is affiliated with the California Bluebird Recovery Project and the North American Bluebird Association. The Web site is "" And it has links to other important bluebird sites. Q. When was the club started? A. The club was founded by Dick Purvis, who is called the Birdman of Orange County. The club has more than 40 members and several new ones joined at the monthly meeting recently. More

Bluebird Society, the California Bluebird Recovery Program was established. CBRP is non-profit, has no paid staff, and is supported entirely by donations and volunteers. Under these programs, nest boxes were developed that have openings large enough for bluebirds but too small for others. CBRP members have located and reported on over 8,000 boxes with over 6,000 birds fledged. We at the Village Country Club are doing our part in this recovery. We have 13 nest boxes on our course. More

Other Names: California Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird Color: The Western Bluebird is characterized by its blue throat, royal blue upper parts and bright red breast, sides and flanks. Abdomen and under-tail coverts are grayish. Females are paler and duller and the young speckled. Sound: The Western Bluebird’s call, a soft “kew,” is often repeated several times. Western Bluebirds also chatter. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Turdidae
Genus : Sialia
Species : mexicana
Authority : Swainson, 1832