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The western meadowlark is native to western and central North America. Its habitat includes grasslands, prairies, pastures and fields. They have quite distinctive coloring with a black and brown upper part and a yellow breast with a black "V" on it. They also have a recognizable, flute-like warbled song. The western meadowlark is the Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon and Wyoming State Bird. Play the following videos to learn more about the western meadowlark.