Diet: Omnivore: Seeds, fruit, insects
Average lifespan: 5–8 years
Average size: Length: 6–10 in.; Wingspan: 16 in.
Average weight: 3–4 oz.
Did You Know?
Western meadowlarks perform a behavior known as "gaping." They insert their beak into the ground and then force it open, creating a hole through which they have access to insects and seeds.