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 … Continue reading Western Meadowlark

Red-winged Blackbird

The Feather Files Name: Agelaius phoeniceus Alias: Red-winged Blackbird Migration: Red-winged Blackbirds that breed through most of Canada spend the winter in the southern United States. The birds that breed in the United States and Mexico don’t migrate at all. Date Seen: May 2018, February 2019 Location: Utah and Arizona These birds spend the breeding … Continue reading Red-winged Blackbird