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Painted Bunting
    Males of this species are uniquely colored and easy to identify. Their plumage consists of a bright blue head and nape, red throat, breast and tail, and a bright green back. Females and young males are bright green on the back and head with a yellow breast. Males may take up to 2 years before acquiring their distinctive “painted” plumage. The song for this species consists of a series of high and low frequency phrases that are sweet and musical.
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