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western meadowlark

How many meadowlark species exist worldwide?

a) Two
b) Three
c) Five
d) Seven

Answer: d) Seven meadowlark species are recognized worldwide: red-breasted, white-browed, Peruvian, Pampas, long-tailed, eastern, and western. Lilian’s meadowlark, which is found in northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, is considered to be a subspecies of the eastern meadowlark.

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