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Eastern Meadowlark

Eastern Meadowlark
The eastern meadowlark (Sturnella magna) doesn't live on Abaco anymore, but it's still present in other parts of the Americas. The species constructs nests in patches of thick, grassland vegetation where it forages for insects and grain. Despite the name, the meadowlark isn't actually a lark—it belongs to a different taxonomic family that includes blackbirds and orioles.


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