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Western Meadowlark

Sturnella neglecta


Long pointed bill, yellow patch between bill and eye, blackish brown stripe behind eye, black "V" on yellow breast, yellow underparts, chunky body, short wide tail, long toes.


Grassy plains, agricultural fields.


A Western Meadowlark in the grass at the Ridgefield NWR in Feb. 2009.

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Very sweet voice as expected..!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago


Dennis Davenport
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Dennis Davenport

Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 9, 2009
Submitted on Oct 5, 2011

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