Western Meadowlark

The Feather Files
Name: Western Meadowlark
Species: Sturnella neglecta
Native to and Migration: Birds can be found in South Central and Western Canada; central and Western United States; North and Central Mexico. Resident to medium distance migrants.
Date Seen: May 2018
Location: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Utah
Notes: Open grassland birds, their song is familiar to many of us here on the prairies, but we seldom if ever see them!