Idaho State Bird: Mountain bluebird
Scientific Name: Sialia currucoides
State Bird Description: The Mountain Bluebird is a medium sized bird that that calls it's home much of the western United States. The Mountain Bluebird weighs around 1 oz and is approximately 6 to 8 inches tall. The male Mountain Bluebird is a brilliant blue and the female is a lighter color with blue wings and a lighter tan underbody.
Where It's Found: The Mountain Bluebird is found in much of the western states in the United States, western parts of Canada and into Mexico during the colder months. It can be found in the mountains of the west and meadow areas, and open rural areas. During the winter the Mountain Bluebird migrates to lowland areas, like desert areas.
Idaho State Bird Dedication: 1931