Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna

Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abce+3bce+4abce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is undergoing moderately rapid declines, particularly in North America. Even if populations in the rest of its range were stable the species would still be, overall, undergoing a moderate decline. Therefore, the species is listed here as Near Threatened, but further information regarding trends from outside of North America could result in the species being uplisted to a higher threat category.

Population size: 37000000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 25,400,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sturnella magna. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/eastern-meadowlark-sturnella-magna on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/10/2023.