Have you ever heard of a bobolink? They are amazing animals that Earth Rangers like YOU are helping to protect! Check out these ten fast facts to learn more these little songbirds.
1. Bobolink is pronounced baa-baa-link, like baa baa black sheep!
2. They have a beautiful song.
3. No other bird looks like a male bobolink…
4. not even the female!
5. Bobolinks measure 15-21 cm in length…
6. and weigh about the same as 8 quarters.
7. Its scientific name is oryzivorus, meaning “rice eating”.
8. Unlike many other birds, bobolinks build their nest on the ground.
9. They fly about 20,000 km to get to their wintering grounds and back.
10. That’s like flying half way around the world!
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