Western Meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta


Identification Tips:


  • Length: 8.5 inches
  • Sharply-pointed bill
  • Buff and brown head stripes
  • Yellow underparts with black “v” on breast
  • White flanks with black streaks
  • Brown upperparts with black streaks
  • Brown tail with white outer tail feathers
  • Juvenile and winter plumages somewhat duller
  • Frequents open habitats

Similar species:


The Eastern Meadowlark is very similar to the Western Meadowlark. Where
their ranges overlap, they are best separated by voice. Western Meadowlark
has yellow throat extending slightly farther into face than Eastern. Male
Dickcissel is much smaller with a conical bill and lacks white in the tail.



Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Source



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State Bird of Wyoming. (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 03:18, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/
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The Chicago Manual of Style
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State Bird of Wyoming, https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, State Bird of Wyoming. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 16:06 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/. Accessed February 26, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
State Bird of Wyoming. (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 03:19, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/
MLA style
classbrain, “State Bird of Wyoming.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 December 2014, 16:06 UTC. . 26 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'State Bird of Wyoming', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 16:06 UTC, <https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/> [accessed 26 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “State Bird of Wyoming.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, State Bird of Wyoming [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 16:06 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/.
Bluebook style
State Bird of Wyoming, https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, State Bird of Wyoming. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 16:06 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/state-bird-wyoming/. Accessed February 26, 2020.