Eastern Meadowlark

Sturnella magna
Eastern Meadowlark specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Common permanent residents, less abundant in winter. Inhabits open fields and meadows. Breeds from early May to early August. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

This record is for the bird on the left.
Date:  4/22/1861
Collected By:  Dr  Prentiss
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  59468
This record is for the bird on the right. 
Date:  6/4/1889
Collected By:  CW Richmond
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  122043