Bluebird female ASKING GALA
The bluebird is a passerine bird in the Cardinals family. It is also known by the names of Bluebird weevil, Bluebird of the northeast, south-bluebird, bluebird-true, guarundi-blue, gurandi-blue, blue-gurundi and Tiata.
In Brazil there are three subspecies of bluebird:
Cyanoloxia brissonii brissonnii: Occurs in the Northeast, Piauí south of Bahia and north of Minas Gerais. Light blue color.
Cyanoloxia brissonii Sterea: Subspecies existing in southern and southeastern Brazil, in southern Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo to Rio Grande do Sul, Uruguay and northeastern Argentina. In these regions is known for bluebird and bluebird of Paraná. It is larger and its color is a darker blue than the nominal form.
Cyanoloxia Argentine brissonii: In the far west of Mato Grosso, in eastern Bolivia, northern Argentina and in the Chaco region in Paraguay. This subspecies is the largest size among all and also a dark blue as the last. This differs mainly by the larger size.
Of topping and black beak. The male is completely dark blue with bright blue parts. The female and the chicks are totally brown with the bottoms a little clearer. Sound and melodious singing. Emits a different corner at dusk and at dawn.
The populations of southern Brazil, have more topping body size when compared with the Northeast.
Their food is very varied, especially seeds, fruits and insects.
The bluebird is played between September and February, builds its nest not far from the ground and each litter usually has between 2 and 3 eggs, and 3-4 litters per season. Puppies are born between 13 and 15 days after the female laying eggs.