Eastern Meadowlark

Sturnella magna - Sturnelle des prés

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Ictéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Sturnella

  • Species
    :

    magna

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 35 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 76 à 150 g
Longevity

5 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family.

Subspecific information 16 Subspecies

  • Sturnella magna magna (se Canada, c and e USA)
  • Sturnella magna argutula (sc and se USA)
  • Sturnella magna hoopesi (s Texas. sc USA. and ne Mexico)
  • Sturnella magna auropectoralis (wc Mexico)
  • Sturnella magna saundersi (se Oaxaca. s Mexico.)
  • Sturnella magna alticola (s Mexico to Costa Rica)
  • Sturnella magna mexicana (se Mexico to Belize and Guatemala)
  • Sturnella magna griscomi (n Yucatán. se Mexico.)
  • Sturnella magna inexspectata (Honduras and ne Nicaragua)
  • Sturnella magna subulata (Panama)
  • Sturnella magna meridionalis (nc Colombia to nw Venezuela)
  • Sturnella magna paralios (n Colombia, n and c Venezuela)
  • Sturnella magna praticola (llanos of e Colombia and se Venezuela to Guyana and Suriname)
  • Sturnella magna monticola (montane s Venezuela, the Guianas, n Brazil.)
  • Sturnella magna hippocrepis (Cuba)
  • Sturnella magna lilianae (sw USA and nw Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Sturnelle des prés,
  • Zacatero Común,
  • Pedro-ceroulo,
  • Lerchenstärling,
  • keleti réticsiröge,
  • Witkaakweidespreeuw,
  • Sturnella orientale,
  • Östlig ängstrupial,
  • Englerketrupial,
  • lúčnik obojkový,
  • vlhovec východní,
  • Østlig Englærke,
  • preeriaturpiaali,
  • pradenca oriental,
  • Stráklofi,
  • wojak obrożny,
  • austrumu pļavustrazds,
  • vzhodni travniški škorčevec,
  • Восточный луговой трупиал,
  • ヒガシマキバドリ,
  • 东草地鹨,
  • 東方草地鷚,

Voice song and cries

Sturnelle des prés
adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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