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Sonoran Desert Birds



Lark bunting - (Calamospiza melanocorys)

Size: 7 inches
Overall Color: brownish
Occurrence: valleys,town
Diet: seeds, insects
Nest: cup on ground
Field Identification: black streaks on breast, black throat stripes, white patch on wings
Season: winter

Lark bunting
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae (sparrows)
Genus: Calamospiza
species: melanocorys

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