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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 7 years ago

lovely bird

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 7 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

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

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