Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)
STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern
DESCRIPTION: Their wingspan is 8.7-11 in. and they weigh 0.8-1.2 oz.
HABITAT: Lapland Longspurs live in open areas such as fields and tundra
DIET: Their diet consists of seeds and insects such as flies.
NOTES: Lapland Longspurs’ songs sound similar to the Red-winged Blackbirds, but are bubblier and chirpier. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.