Bald eagle, Image created by Hope Rutledge


Dickcissel Male

Dickcissel MaleSize - 6 to 7 inches long.
Habitat - Croplands and pastures.
Nesting - The nest is a cup of grass and stems concealed on the ground.
Eggs - 2 to 5, pale blue, without markings. Incubation 13 days, by only the female. Young leave the nest in about 9 days. Two broods.
Food - Seeds, grain and insects.

Bobolink

BobolinkSize - 5 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Meadows, grainfields, and marshes.
Nesting - The nest is thin-walled hunk of grass hidden on the ground in a dense tuft of grass or clover.
Eggs - 4 to 7, pale gray to tan, blotched with brown and lilac. Incubation about 13 days, by female. Young leave the nest 10 to 14 days after hatching.
Food - Seeds, grain, and insects.

Indigo Bunting (male)

Indigo BuntingSize - 4 1/2 - 5 1/2 inches long
Habitat - Bushy pastures and woodland edges.
Nesting - The nest is a well made cup of grass, leaves, bark strips, and paper, 3-15 feet above the ground in a bush, small tree, or a clump of weeds.
Eggs - 3 to 6, bluish, unmarked. Incubation 13 days, by female. Young leave the nest in 8-10 days.
Food - Seeds, berries, and insects.

Common Redpoll

RedpollSize - 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 inches long.
Habitat - Weedy fields and thickets.
Nesting - The nest is a neat cup of twigs and grass in shrub, 3 to 6' above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 7, pale blue, finely speckled with brown, lilac, and gray. Incubation 11 to 15 days, by the female. Young leave the nest 12 to 14 days after hatching.
Food - Seeds and insects.





Copyright © 1999 - 2015 baldeagleinfo.com . All Rights Reserved