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Western Meadowlark

Sturnella neglecta

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Grassy plains, agricultural fields.

Notes:

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

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2 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Very sweet voice as expected..!!
http://www.thebirdersreport.com/wild-bir...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Cutie..!!

Dennis Davenport
Spotted by
Dennis Davenport

Washington, USA

Lat: 45.80, Long: -122.76

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

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