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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.


Examples     Diurnal


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.