Eastern Meadowlark in Winter

eastern meadowlark in snow winter
Eastern Meadowlark.

Appearance: The eastern meadowlark is a large bird about 9″ long with a brown back, lemon yellow-colored chest, and black v-shape around the neck. White outer tail feathers. Females and males look the same.

Winter diet: Grain.

Winter feeder food: Hulled sunflower seeds and cracked corn.

Winter habitat: In winter eastern meadowlarks can be found in their year-round range of the eastern half of the US south of southern Wisconsin, in spotty areas of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas as well as southern Mexico, and as far south as South America. They prefer open grassy areas.

Range Map

Eastern meadowlark range map
Eastern meadowlark range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.