Painted Buntings can be backyard visitors through the summer-time. They love sunflower hearts or chips and white millet seeds.
Males have a blue head green back and wings, a bright red rump and underparts.
Females have a green head and back with dark green wings and yellow-green underparts.
Both sexes have a cone shaped grayish bill.
Seeds, insects. Forages on the ground.
Prefers dense shrubby areas.
Nest in shrubs.
No, prefers to build its own nest in dense shrubs or thickets.
Males are have green feathers like the females for the first year.
Only males sing.
They migrate breeding in the South and Central US, they spend winter in Southern Mexico and Central America.
Link for more information: Painted Bunting