Taxon profile


Long-tailed Meadowlark
Leistes loyca (Molina, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Icteridae - oropendolas, orioles and blackbirds »  genus Leistes

Scientific synonyms

Sturnella loyca (Molina, 1782)

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Leistes loyca catamarcanus (Zotta, 1937)
subspecies Leistes loyca falklandicus (Leverkühn, 1889)
subspecies Leistes loyca loyca (Molina, 1782)
subspecies Leistes loyca obscurus (Nores & Yzurieta, 1979)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22724243]

Bird Life [] [as Leistes loyca (Molina, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Leistes loyca (Molina, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Sturnella loyca]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Leistes loyca Molina, 1782]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Sturnella loyca (Molina, 1782)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Sturnella loyca]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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