Western Meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
(L 9.5" WS 14.5" Wt 3.4 oz)
Bosque del Apache
Nat‘l Wildlife Refuge
13Mar2012
Colorful member of the blackbird
family...has a beautiful flute-like song.
Is the state bird of Kansas, Mon-
tana, Nebraska, North Dakota,
Oregon and Wyoming.