Lapland Longspur

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Lapland Longspur

Calcarius lapponicus
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Calcariidae
Basic Description

A common songbird of the Arctic tundra, the Lapland Longspur winters in open fields across much of the United States and southern Canada.

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Other Names
  • Escribano Lapón (Spanish)
  • Plectrophane lapon (French)
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