SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sialia sialis
STATUS: Breeder. Common in all seasons and regions. Lowest Conservation Concern.
DESCRIPTION: The Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) is a small thrush size bird standing only six to eight inches tall and weighs about 1 ounce. They have a wingspan of 10 to 13 inches with no noticeable size difference between sexes. Males have a dark blue tail and wings with a bright reddish colored chest. Females are drab grey-blue with a duller reddish chest. Immature birds will be speckle breasted and grayish in color but will have the defining blue on the wings and tail. Both sexes will have a white lower belly and undertail.