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Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Antonio Xeira 2015-05-09 Jacobson Park, Fayette (United States) (300 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

305014
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea David Welch 2019-07-13 Puslinch, Hamilton Division, Ontario, Hamilton (Canada) (280 m) song -

On territory. Background noise is leaves rustling (quite windy).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

487045
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Todd Wilson 2012-05-19 Young Prairie State Natural Area, Wisconsin, Walworth (United States) (270 m) song (A) -   101504
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Mike Nelson 2012-05-27 Schoolhouse Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Tennessee, Blount (United States) (600 m) Song (A) -   103286
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Eric Hough 2015-05-26 Palo Verde Ecological Reserve, Blythe, Riverside County, California, Riverside (United States) (90 m) male, song -

Amplification, high-pass filter used in Audacity.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

278113
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Vicki Dern 2017-06-19 Eastside Bosque, South Valley, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Bernalillo (United States) (1500 m) song -

Long space between songs. Hot morning, bird high in a cottonwood snag.

playback-used:no

376791
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Antonio Xeira 2015-05-22 Raven Run, Fayette County, Kentucky, Fayette (United States) (280 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

310688
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Meena Haribal 2020-06-01 Lodi (near Hector), Seneca County, New York, Seneca (United States) (340 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

564223
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Walter Szeliga 2017-06-18 Washington (near Selah), Yakima County, Washington, Yakima (United States) (750 m) song -

Unmodified recording of a naturally singing vagrant Indigo Bunting. Bird was perched in a standing dead tree. This bird is a vagrant.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

376093
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Eric DeFonso 2014-06-12 Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, Boulder (United States) (1700 m) song -

Bird singing from head-high shrubs on hillside opposite the auditorium. It had been seen in the area for a couple weeks.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

205981
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Steve Hampton 2020-06-12 Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, Yolo County, California, Yolo (United States) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

582703
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Jon Billingsley Jr 2019-06-22 Steele, St. Clair County, Alabama, Saint Clair (United States) (400 m) call -

The bird was in very dense brush off the side of back road. I couldn't see it. The recording is original except for normalizing volume. Partly cloudy, 84 degrees. 10:30am

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

482801
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Matt Wistrand 2019-06-11 Midewin Tallgrass Prairie, Will County, Illinois, Will (United States) (190 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

480635
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Paul Marvin 2011-05-21 Wyalusing State Park, Wisconsin, Grant (United States) (320 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

192317
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Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Antonio Xeira 2015-05-22 Raven Run, Fayette County, Kentucky, Fayette (United States) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

310687
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Paul Marvin 2017-04-02 Orlando Wetlands, Christmas, Orange County, Florida, Orange (United States) (0 m) call -

buzz call

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

363046
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Ross Gallardy 2016-06-18 Rome (appox location), Adams County, Wisconsin, Adams (United States) (300 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

322489
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Antonio Xeira 2015-07-13 Stony Creek Metropark, Macomb County, Michigan, Macomb (United States) (240 m) song -

Editing: High-pass filter, cutoff frequency 1kHz, some amplification.

Equipment: Olympus WS-822 digital recorder with Audio-technica ATR 6550 shotgun.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

385849
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Mike Nelson 2012-05-06 Foothills Parkway, Walland, Tennessee, Blount (United States) (1000 m) Call (A) - short, soft calls as it fluttered through thick cover before alighting a branch and singing. 100579
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Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea David Geale 19-07-2011 The Shack, North of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada (Canada) (210 m) Song (A) - Male 83852
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Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Mike Nelson 2013-05-22 Cove Lake State Park, Caryville, Tenessee, Campbell (United States) (320 m) song -

Very odd song from this species. Seen well in a area of open deciduous trees.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

135621
xeno-canto.org
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea William Whitehead 2019-06-21 Ernest Oros Nature Preserve, Avenel, New Jersey, Middlesex (United States) (0 m) begging call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

482642
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Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Jonathon Jongsma 2015-05-09 Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, Fillmore County, Minnesota, Fillmore (United States) (380 m) call, male, song -

Very buzzy calls and jumbled 'songs' from a male bird directly above me on the trail.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241120
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Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea Patrick Blake 2016-06-30 Archbald Pothole State Park, Archbald, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, Lackawanna (United States) (360 m) male, song -

Singing in response to playback

Recorded using Nokia Lumia 635 with Audio Recorder HiFi app; edited with Audacity: high-pass filter and volume amplification.

Partly cloudy skies, light wind, 22°C

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

324953
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