Male Bobolink - Icteridae Dolichonyx oryzivorus
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1., 2. June 20, 2004 - Heber Fields, Wasatch County, Utah - ©NJDavis

L 7 WS 11.5, White rump and scapulars, Yellowish nape, Black throat, breast and belly.  Forages in grassy, weedy meadows, Nests on ground, 4-6 eggs. Declining populations due to loss of hayfield breeding habitat. Cutting hay before July 20th before young have adequately fledged can kill 80 per cent of  young.
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