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chestnut-collared longspur (Calcarius ornatus)
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chestnut-collared longspur (Calcarius ornatus)

Chestnut-collared Longspur.

Source: Chester A. Reed, The Bird Book, 1915. Received from


The chestnut-collared longspur (Calcarius ornatus) is a small ground-feeding bird in the family Calcariidae. This bird breeds in short and mixed grass prairies in central Canada and the north central United States. The female lays 4 or 5 eggs in a grass cup nest in a shallow scrape on the ground. The male sings and flies up to defend his territory. Both parents feed the young birds.
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Calcariidae
Genus: Calcarius
Species: Calcarius ornatus (Townsend, 1837)

Scientific Name: Calcarius ornatus (Townsend, 1837)
Common Names: Chestnut-collared Longspur, Chestnut-colored Longspur
French: Plectrophane à ventre noir German: Gelbkehl-Spornammer Spanish: Escribano Collarejo, Escribano collar castaño
Taxonomy: Plectrophanes ornata J. K. Townsend, 1837, prairies of Platte River = near forks of Platte River, western Nebraska, USA.

Chestnut-collared longspur
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