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Long-tailed Meadowlark

©Lee Dingain


Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes


Scientific Name: Sturnella loyca

IUCN Red List status:Least Concern

Protected by the following WLT projects:


Species Range (IUCN)


Long-tailed Meadowlarks are found in open grassland where they are able to forage on the ground. The male is mostly dark brown with a bright red breast and throat where as the female has just a wash of red on the belly.

Learn more

See the Long-tailed meadow lark page on ARKive See the IUCN Red List for more information on the classification of the Long-tailed Meadowlark
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