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That freshwater marsh and the native grasslands of the adjacent coastal prairie provide some of the highest quality habitat for resident mottled ducks and ground-nesting birds such as bobwhite quail and meadowlarks.
By the way, Kansas already had a state bird (western meadowlark), state animal (American buffalo) and state amphibian (barred tiger salamander).
Common species like bees, monarch butterflies, eastern meadowlarks and night-hawks are also dwindling.
Feral hogs are opportunistic predators, and will plunder nests of quail, turkey, meadowlark and other ground-nesting birds.
Three tree swallows, surely migrants, circled over the pond and adjacent mowed fields while seven Eastern meadowlarks flushed from the grass.
The meadowlark is also the state bird of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming.
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MEADOWLARK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meadowlark for English Language Learners
: a North American bird that has a brown back and a yellow breast
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