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Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi]

Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] (= Sturnella magna) (Linnaeus, 1758)

The eastern meadowlark is a medium-sized blackbird, very similar in appearance to sister species western meadowlark. It occurs from eastern North America to northern South America, where it is also most widespread in the east. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Icteridae
Genus:
   Sturnella
Scientific:
  Sturnella magna


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.167

Protonym:
  A.[lauda] magna

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  46C3376426395395

Avibase ID:
  avibase-46C33764

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/46C33764


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179034

Geographic range:

  • Sturnella magna magna: S Ontario east to Quebec and south to n Texas and ne Georgia
  • Sturnella magna praticola: Llanos of e Colombia to s Venezuela and n Guyana
  • Sturnella magna monticola: Tepuis of s Venezuela (Mt. Roraima)
  • Sturnella magna argutula: SE Kansas and Oklahoma to e US (Carolinas to Florida)
  • Sturnella magna hoopesi: S Texas (Eagle Pass) to n Coahuila, Nuevo León and n Tamaulipas
  • Sturnella magna alticola: Highlands of s Mexico (Guerrero, s Puebla, Veracruz) to Costa Rica
  • Sturnella magna mexicana: Caribbean slope of se Mexico (Veracruz and Tabasco to Chiapas)
  • Sturnella magna griscomi: SE Mexico (arid coastal n Yucatán Peninsula)
  • Sturnella magna inexspectata: Pine savanna of Belize, Petén of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
  • Sturnella magna subulata: Pacific slope of Panama
  • Sturnella magna meridionalis: E Andes of Colombia to Andes of nw Venezuela
  • Sturnella magna paralios: N Colombia and savannas of w Venezuela
  • Sturnella magna quinta: Suriname and ne Amazonian Brazil
  • Sturnella magna hippocrepis: Cuba and Isle of Pines
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English:
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi]
French:
Sturnelle des prés [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi] ( Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi])
eBird version 1.55:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) ( Sturnella magna [magna Group]) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Sturnella [magna or lilianae]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: pradenca oriental
Czech: vlhovec východní
Danish: Østlig Englærke
German: Lerchenstärling, Lerchenstärling [magna-Gruppe]
English: Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern), Eastern Meadowlark [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi]
English, HBW: Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)
English (IOC): Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)
English (United States): Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)
Spanish: Pradero Oriental, Pradero Oriental (grupo magna), Pradero Tortillaconchile (grupo magna)
Spanish (Colombia): Chirlobirlo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Zacatero común, Zacatero Común (grupo magna), Zacatero Común [grupo magna]
Spanish (Cuba): Sabanero, Sabanero [grupo magna]
Spanish (Spain): Pradero oriental (grupo magna)
Spanish (HBW): Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)
Spanish (Honduras): Cantor de pradera
Spanish (Mexico): Pradero tortilla-con-chile, Pradero Tortillaconchile (grupo magna)
Spanish (Panama): Pastorero Oriental, Pastorero Oriental (grupo magna)
Spanish (Venezuela): Perdigón
Estonian: ida-niiduturpial
Finnish: preeriaturpiaali
French: Sturnelle des prés, Sturnelle des prés (magna), Sturnelle des prés [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi], Sturnelle des prés [magna]
Hungarian: keleti réticsiröge
Icelandic: Stráklofi, Stráklofi [magna hópur]
Italian: Sturnella orientale
Japanese (romaji): higashimakibadori, higashimakibadori (magna guru-pu)
Japanese: ニシマキバドリ, ヒガシマキバドリ (magna グループ), ヒガシマキバドリ(magna グループ)
Scientific: Alauda magna, Sturnella magna, Sturnella magna [excl. auropectoralis, saundersi], Sturnella magna [magna Group], Sturnella magna magna
Lithuanian: Didysis trupialas
Latvian: austrumu pļavustrazds
Dutch: Witkaakweidespreeuw, Witkaakweidespreeuw (magna groep)
Norwegian: Englerketrupial, englerketrupial (magna gr.)
Polish: wojak obrozny, wojak obrożny [gr. magna]
Portuguese: Peito-amarelo-celouro
Portuguese (Brazil): pedro-celouro, pedro-ceroulo [grupo magna]
Portuguese (Portugal): estornela-oriental [grupo magna], Pedro-ceroulo
Russian: Большой луговой трупиал [группа magna], Восточный луговой трупиал
Slovak: lúčnik obojkový, lúčnik obojkový (skup.)
Slovenian: vzhodni travniški škorčevec
Serbian: Istočna livadska ševa, Istočna livadska ševa [magna grupa]
Swedish: Östlig ängstrupial, östlig ängstrupial [gruppen magna], östlig ängstrupial [magna Group]
Turkish: Doğulu tarlasığırcığı [magna grubu], Tarla Sığırcığı, Tarlasığırcığı [magna Grubu]
Ukrainian: Шпаркос східний
Chinese: 东草地鹨
Chinese (Traditional): 東方草地鷚

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