Latest Eastern Meadowlark Stories
The wide-open spaces of the Flint Hills may no longer provide a secure home on the range for several familiar grassland birds, according to research by a Kansas State University ecologist and her colleagues.
The Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna, is a medium-sized blackbird similar in appearance to the Western Meadowlark. Their breeding habitat is grasslands and prairie, also pastures and hay fields, across eastern North America to South America. The ranges of the Eastern and Western Meadowlarks overlap in central regions and are permanent residents. Northern birds migrate to the southern parts of the range in the colder months. Adult Meadowlarks have yellow under parts with a black "V"...
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