Thrushes (Turdidae)

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) - HBW 10, p. 626

French: Merlebleu azuré German: Berghüttensänger Spanish: Azulejo Claro
Other common names: Arctic Bluebird

Taxonomy: Motacilla s. Sylvia Currucoides Bechstein, 1798, “Virginien” = western North America.
Has been suggested that specific name currucoides inapplicable, and that name arctica is required. Occasionally hybridizes with S. sialis. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & E Alaska, W & C Canada and W USA; non-breeding S to SW & SC USA and W & C Mexico.

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