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”