Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebirds, male and female

Eastern Bluebirds, male and female

Length – 6.3–8.3 inches

Wingspan – 9.8–12.6 inches

A bluebird’s main diet consists of insects that it catches on the ground, including caterpillars, beetles crickets, grasshoppers, and spiders. During the fall and winter, their diet changes to fruits such as mistletoe, sumac, blueberries, wild holly, honeysuckle, pokeweed, and juniper berries.