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Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta

Flight call description A burry, rising "vwing".


Fig.1. Texas December 31, 2001 (WRE).

Bird in flight.


Examples     Diurnal


Similar species See Bobolink, Eastern Meadowlark and thrush-like calls.


Behavior Primarily a nocturnal migrant but engages in limited resumed migration. Gives flight call regularly while perched and in flight during the day. Not know to give flight call in nocturnal migration.