Meadowlark (Family: Icteridae, Genus: Sturnella) - wiki
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[Photo] Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna. Eastern Meadowlark (Juvenile), Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas. Author Alan D. Wilson, www.naturespicsonline.com
Meadowlarks are birds belonging to the genus Sturnella in the New World family Icteridae.
This genus includes seven species of largely insectivorous grassland birds. In all species the male at least has a black or brown back and extensively red or yellow underparts.
The genus Sturnella comprises:
Red-breasted Blackbird, Sturnella militaris
White-browed Blackbird, Sturnella superciliaris
Peruvian Meadowlark, Sturnella bellicosa
Pampas Meadowlark, Sturnella defillippi
Long-tailed Meadowlark, Sturnella loyca
Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta
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