Lapland Longspur

Calcarius lapponicus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)

Code 4

LALO

Code 6

CALLAP

ITIS

HEAD

Lapland Longspur Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Lapland Longspur Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with black streaking on sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Black with brown and buff streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Lapland Longspur Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 27-30 cm (10.5-11.75 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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