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Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris

Painted Buntings breed in northern Mexico and parts of the southern states of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.  They winter in Central America, southern Florida and the Antilles.

In Florida, they breed only in the northeastern corner of the state.  During the winter months, this species will be found in southern Florida.  Migration generally occurs in April/May and Sept/Oct.