Lazuli Bunting

Our local bird banding station, Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, perhaps the finest in the midwest, had a surprising visitor today. A Lazuli Bunting showed up; the first one banded here! Normally Lazuli Buntings are found west of northern Illinois in places like Nebraska and the Dakotas. Lazuli Bunting Yellow-rumped Warbler Swamp Sparrow (was originally called

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