Birds of America Western Meadow Lark (State Bird of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon and Wyoming) By John James Audubon, F. R. SS. L. & E. VOLUME VII.
MISSOURI MEADOW-LARK. [Western Meadowlark.]
STURNELLA NEGLECTA, Aud. [Sturnella neglecta.]
Although the existence of this species was known to the celebrated explorers of the west, LEWIS and CLARK, during their memorable journey across the Rocky Mountains and to the Pacific; no one has since taken the least notice of it.
These travellers mention it at page 236 of the first volume, edited by PAUL ALLEN, Esq.,...