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IUCN Conservation Status: Near Threatened
The black belly of the breeding male Chestnut-collared Longspur makes it stand out when proclaiming its territory on its short-grass prairie home. In other seasons the male is as drab and sparrow-like as the female.
Breeds on short-grass plains and prairies. Winters in open cultivated fields.
Seeds and insects.
Populations appear to be declining in most areas.
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