Perching

Eastern Meadowlark

Sturnella magna
Eastern Meadowlark thumbnail
Length: 10 in. (24 cm )
Limited to grasslands, meadows and pastures the Eastern Meadowlark feeds on the ground and eats insects and spiders during the summer and seeds during the winter. Small flocks form during the winter, and when they fly, their \flap-flap-sail\ flight and short tail make them look like a covey of quail. The cup-like nest is made of grass on the ground and covered with a dome of loosely woven long grasses

The four-digit banding code is EAME.


Agricultural

Grasslands

Savanna
Bird Sound Type: Whistling
Sex of Bird: Male
Sonogram Large:
Sonogram Zoom:
Bird Sound Type: Whistling
Sex of Bird: Male
Sonogram Large:
There are no sonograms saved for this bird.
Sonogram Zoom:
There are no sonograms saved for this bird.
Bird Sound Type: Whistling
Sex of Bird: Male
Sonogram Large:
Sonogram Zoom:
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
Sonogram Large:
There are no sonograms saved for this bird.
Sonogram Zoom:
There are no sonograms saved for this bird.

View Citation

You may need to edit author's name to meet the style formats, which are in most cases "Last name, First name."

Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Eastern Meadowlark
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: July 20, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/eastern-meadowlark

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Eastern Meadowlark. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved July 20, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/eastern-meadowlark

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Eastern Meadowlark". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/eastern-meadowlark

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Eastern Meadowlark". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 20 Jul 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/eastern-meadowlark

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
A picture of Earth, from space
How many people can the Earth support?

Be Part of
Ask A Biologist

By volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteers page to get the process started.

Donate icon  Contribute

 

Share to Google Classroom