Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: Western Bluebird

Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

Described by: Swainson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Orange County, California, USA - Mar 18, 2007 © William Hull  Ed Levin County Park, Milpitas, Santa Clara County, California, USA - Mar 29, 2008 © Glen Tepke  Garin Regional Park, Alameda County, California, USA - May 4, 2008 © Glen Tepke  Lost Creek Reservoir, Jackson County, Oregon, USA - Sep 12, 2004 © Jeff Harding  Franktown, Douglas County, Colorado, USA - Apr 17, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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Sw. Canada, w. United States to c. Mexico;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. Canada (s. British Columbia, s. Alberta and cw. Saskatchewan), w. United States (w. and sc. Montana, nc. Colorado) and nw. Mexico (n. Baja).
(2) Interior sw. United States (w. and s. Nevada, s. Utah, w. and se. Arizona, c. New Mexico, and w. Texas) and nw. Mexico (s. Sonora and nw. Chihuahua).
(3) Sc. United States (Davis Mountains, sw. Texas) and ne. Mexico (San Luis Mountains).
(4) Nw. Mexico (se. Chihuahua, Michoacan, Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, wc. Veracruz, and nw. Zacatecas).
(5) Ne. and c. Mexico (n. Coahuila, Tamaulipas, and Nuevo Leon to w. San Luis Potosi, n. Guanajuato and ne. Jalisco).
(6) Sc. Mexico (Veracruz to n. Puebla and Hidalgo, w. to Michoacan and Aguascalientes) .


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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