Pampas Meadowlark

The Pampas Meadowlark is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.

The Pampas Meadowlark is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Pampas Meadowlark (Sturnella defilippii) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland, pampas grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Sturnella defilippii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. More

The male pampas meadowlark is a rather striking bird, with a bright red throat and breast and a contrasting dark, blackish body, edged in brown (2) (3) (4) (5). The face bears a small, bright red stripe above the eye, and a distinct, cream-coloured ‘eyebrow’ stripe. The underwing is black (2) (3). The female pampas meadowlark is duller brown and more streaked, with a buff-coloured throat and a smaller, paler pinky-red area on the belly (2) (3) (4) (5). More

pampas meadowlark Sturnella defilippii in the southern pampas grasslands of Argentina. Oryx, 38(2): 164 - 170. 5. Ridgely, R.S. and Tudor, G. (1989) The Birds of South America: The Oscine Passerines. Volume I. University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas. 6. Fernández, G.J., Posse, G., Ferretti, V. and Gabelli, F.M. More

Pampas Meadowlark: Using a Flagship Species to Promote Conservation in the South American Grasslands Cerros de Vera School. Coloured-banded Pampas Meadowlark. Coloured-banded Pampas Meadowlark Female. Coloured-banded Pampas Meadowlark fledgling. Obtaining blood sample from Pampas Meadowlark fledgling. More

the pampas meadowlark Sturnella defilippii in the southern pampas grasslands of Argentina. Personal Authors: Gabelli, F. M., Fernández, G. J., Ferretti, V., Posse, G., Coconier, E., Gavieiro, H. J., Llambías, P. E., Peláez, P. I., Vallés, M. L., Tubaro, P. L. Author Affiliation: Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Buenos Aires-Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental-CONICET, Vuelta de Obligado 2490, (C1428EHA) Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. More

information on the Pampas Meadowlarks that eventually led to finding the first two nests. Drawing Contest – Adrián organized a drawing contest in the school at Vera. Some of the children received prizes (books and crayons) for their drawings. In Arerunguá, because of time constraints, he gave the principal the materials necessary to organize another contest. The series of educational activities carried out in the study area had a positive effect in terms of increasing public awareness. More

the Pampas Meadowlark (Sturnella defilippii) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Hornero . 2004, vol.19, n.2, pp. 47-52. ISSN 0073-3407. Pampas grasslands are possibly the most severely degraded ecosystem in Argentina, mainly due to the advance of animal and crop farming. These activities have a negative impact on grassland birds, including the Pampas Meadowlark (Sturnella defilippii), a species considered Vulnerable. More

20 pampas meadowlark territories - for the first time in the case of this species and probably for any other globally threatened South American grassland bird!. We recorded the songs of more than 100 males, which probably represent 70-80% of the whole pampas meadowlark male population. Each male has a unique song, so this database will be extremely useful during future census work. More

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the country, the Pampas Meadowlark, and it is also a good area to find another endangered species, the Yellow Cardinal. Here too we see one of the most enigmatic species, the Chaco Pipit. More

male pampas meadowlark displays his bright red breast to attract a nearby female. A pampas fox jumps straight up in the air as it pounces on an unsuspecting guinea pig. An endemic criolla frog narrowly escapes the searching eyes of a stripe-backed bittern while seeking shelter among the cattails of a marsh. Along the coastal plains, a large hairy armadillo freezes as the shadow of a harrier crosses its path, though it is much too large a prey for this medium-sized raptor. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Icteridae
Genus : Sturnella
Species : defilippii
Authority : (Bonaparte, 1850)