Long-tailed Meadowlark

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Long-tailed Meadowlark

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Sturnella loyca Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
27-28 cm Length
Grass, arable land, pasture. Below 2,500 m. Range:-  Argentina:- Northwest, Gran Chaco, Pampas, Cuyo, Patagonia, Chubut (Patagonia), Tierra del Fuego. Chile, Antarctic British Islands:- Falkland Islands. South Georgia Island, South Sandwich Isl. Habitat
2-4 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds. Food  
9669 - TSN: 563160 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Long-tailed Meadowlark Andrew Spencer Cerro Negro, Tierra del Fuego, XII Region Chile song XC89451 

AKA:- Czech: Vlhovec dlouhoocasý
Danish: Langhalet Englærke
German: Langschwanz-Soldatenstärling, Langschwanzstärling, Langschwanz-Stärling
English: Greater Red-breasted Blackbird, Greater Red-breasted Meadowlark, Long tailed Meadowlark, Long-tailed Meadowlark
Spanish: Loica, Loica común, Pecho colorado grande, Turpial de Cola Larga
Spanish (Argentine): Loica común, Pecho colorado grande
Spanish (Chile): Loica
Finnish: Isopreeriaturpiaali
French: Étourneau militaire, Sturnelle à longue queue, Sturnelle australe
Hungarian: hosszúfarkú réticsiröge
Italian: Sturnella allodola codalunga, Sturnella codalunga
Japanese: onagamakibadori
Japanese: オナガマキバドリ
Latin: Pezites loyca, Pezites militaris, Sturnella loyca
Dutch: Grote Weidespreeuw
Norwegian: Storlerketrupial
Polish: wojak dlugosterny, wojak długosterny
Russian: Длиннохвостый луговой трупиал
Slovak: lúčnik lojka
Swedish: Långstjärtad ängstrupial
Chinese: 长尾草地鹨


Sturnella loyca
Sturnella loyca [catamarcana or obscura]
Sturnella loyca [loyca or falklandica]
Sturnella loyca catamarcana
Sturnella loyca catamarcana
Sturnella loyca catamarcanus
Sturnella loyca falklandica
Sturnella loyca falklandicus
Sturnella loyca loyca
Sturnella loyca loyca
Sturnella loyca obscura

  • Sturnella loyca loyca: S Chile and s Argentina to Tierra del Fuego
  • Sturnella loyca falklandica: Falkland Islands
  • Sturnella loyca catamarcana: NW Argentina (Jujuy and Catamarca)

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