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Smith's Longspur

Calcarius pictus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: CALCARIIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A brightly patterned songbird of the subarctic tundra, the Smith's Longspur winters only in the center of the United States.

Calls

  • Song, call
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song a high sweet warble. Flight note a dry rattle.

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