Lark Bunting

Calamospiza melanocorys

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds on the prairies and dry grasslands of central North America (including southern Alberta and Saskatchewan), wintering south to Mexico. It is a very rare visitor to the east.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland, of a female reported from Ramea between September 7-12, 1972. A distant bird photographed at Cape Race on June 5, 2010 resembled this species but could not be confirmed.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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