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Great blue heron

Blue Bird Question #1

How many common and widespread North American Birds have “blue” in their common name? Hint: Not counting blue goose.
a) 8
b) 12
c) 17
d) 33

Answer: b) Twelve. Can you name them?
Great blue heron, little blue heron, blue-winged teal, blue jay, blue-gray gnatcatcher, blue-headed vireo, blue grosbeak, blue-winged warbler, black-throated blue warbler, plus the three bluebirds: eastern, mountain, and western. Note: Blue bunting, blue-throated hummingbird, bluethroat, and blue-footed booby are neither common nor widespread.

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