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Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Flight call description A low, nasal, descending "veuv".
Fig.1. Colorado July 23, 2001 (MO).
Bird in flight.
Similar species One-syllabled examples of Eastern Bluebird may be similar but Mountain is more evenly descending, more nasal, and often lower. See thrush-like calls.
Behavior A diurnal migrant but probably begins its migrations well before sunrise. No evidence of nocturnal migration. Calls regularly while perched and in flight during the day.