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The Beauty of the Indigo Bunting

Believe it or not, indigo buntings are not blue

Male indigo bunting. Photo by the author.
Male indigo bunting. Photo by the author.

Some things are not as they seem. For example, prairie dogs are not dogs but rodents. Fireflies are not flies but beetles. A lead pencil does not contain lead but graphite. Likewise, male indigo buntings are not blue as they seem to be.

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