Eastern Bluebird (Immature) – 6/27/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/27/11

Observation Time: 6:10 p.m.

Observation Location: near Gavins Pond

Common Name: Bluebird (Immature)

Scientific Name: Sialia sialis

Comments: SFOC has installed 38 bluebird nesting boxes around Sharon. This young bluebird is among the first this year to roll off SFOC’s “bluebird factory” assembly line. The speckles on its breast and noticeable white eye-ring indicate that it is a juvenile. Other broods have not yet fledged.

More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”

Bluebird (Immature)