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Indigo buntings(Passerina cyanea) alias blue canaries, eat small seeds, berries, buds. Common seed forage includes thistles, dandelions, goldenrods, andgrain such as oats; berries eaten include blueberries, strawberries,blackberries, serviceberries, and elderberries.Where do indigo buntings live?
The indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to northern Florida during the breeding season, and from southern Florida to northern South America during the winter.Where do indigo buntings nest?
Indigo Buntings nest in fields and on the edges of woods, roadsides, and railroad rights-of-way. The female chooses a concealed nest site in low vegetation, within a meter of the ground. She locates the nest in a crotch or fork where branches meet, amid a supporting network of vertical and diagonal twigs.How can I attract painted buntings?
The perfect yard to attract Painted Buntings will have a few native trees nearby for cover, a feeder with white millet, native grasses for additional cover and food, and a shallow water source for them to drink and bathe. You don't necessarily need every one of these to attract a Painted Bunting, but you'll maximize your chances if you do.