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Western Meadowlark

Sturnella neglecta

Description:

A mostly brown bird with a yellow breast with a black collar. There are slight differences in the Eastern and Western Meadowlarks, but the call is the easiest way to tell them apart.

Habitat:

Found throughout the western US in prairie grasslands.


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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

lovely bird

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 6 years ago

Heh, blinked in number 3 ;-) glad you are mastering the difference between the two! They are brutal in Texas.

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Amarillo, Texas, USA

Lat: 35.21, Long: -101.83

Spotted on Feb 15, 2013
Submitted on Feb 16, 2013

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