Eastern Bluebird, Huntley Meadows, Virginia
An Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) briefly rests on an exploded cattail in Huntley Meadows. The eastern bluebird's range is throughout much of the eastern and midwestern United States. The eastern bluebird mainly eats insects, such as beetles and crickets, as well as wild fruits. Huntley Meadows Park preserves a freshwater wetland habitat and is an excellent birding location near the large metropolitan area of Washington DC.