Observe the plaintive song of the Meadowlark, who frequents Illinois's open prairies in summer. This handsome bird can often be found perched atop a fence, uttering its peculiar metallic notes.
This bird is subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and remains under the stewardship of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It can be borrowed for wildlife conservation, ecology, biology, scientific, or educational purposes. There may be limits on other, non-educational uses. Please contact us if you have any questions.