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The Longspur is a ground feeder, and the mark of his long hind claw, or spur, can often be seen in the new snow.
While the colors of adult males are very different in the Longspur family, the females have a decided resemblance.
Among the species which thus modify their habits are the red crossbill, the redpoll, the Lapland longspur, and the snowy owl.The Rocky Mountain Wonderland|Enos A. Mills
The finest singing bird in the country is the Lapland longspur.The Land of Tomorrow|William B Stephenson, Jr.
The increase of juveniles there caused the longspur to be the most common bird in the field (50 per cent in abundance).Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska|James W. Bee