Eastern Meadowlark

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This eastern meadowlark was found in Mebane. It was walking around, possibly looking for lunch, during midday.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

Fun Fact!

According to All About Birds, “a male Eastern Meadowlark typically has two mates at a time, rarely three.” (http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Eastern_meadowlark/lifehistory)

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