Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Lazuli Bunting - Passerina amoena
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General Comments Accidental; two records. An immature male was seen and photographed by numerous observers at Fort Macon SP (Carteret) from 22 Mar - 2 Apr 1996* [Chat 62:183-84 link], [Chat 61:262 link]. A male of indeterminate age was photographed at a feeder in Jamestown (Guilford) on 2 Apr 2013* [Chat 77:98 link], [Chat 78:8-13 link]. The Lazuli Bunting breeds in the western half of North America and winters mainly from Mexico southward.
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
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Coastal Plain One record (see above).
Piedmont One record (see above).
Mountains No records.
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Attribution LeGrand[2014-05-16], LeGrand[2013-11-11], LeGrand[2012-11-08]
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