Eastern Meadowlark

Other Names: none

Distribution: eastern United States south through the Caribbean to Venezuela.

Eastern Meadowlark range map

Description:

Size: 21-22 cm in length.

Plumage: White streaked with brown on the uppersides, with a white-edged tail, bright yellow throat and breast, and a black V crossing the breast. The legs are white and the beak and eyes are black.

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Eastern Meadowlark

Eastern Meadowlark

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
colorado
connecticut
cuba
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yucatan
yukon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
buzzing
whistling
Habitat
agricultural
savanna
Urban
Grasslands
Color
brown
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
blackbirds (new world) and orioles - icteridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species