Sturnella magna (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eastern Meadowlark

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

Genus: Sturnella

Species: Sturnella magna

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT - State Threatened
ME - State Special Concern
NH - State Special Concern (Breeding population)
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Most Important)
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 2 - High Priority)
NH WAP (2015) - SGCN
RI WAP (2015) - SGCN
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (High Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Sturnella magna

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS