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The birds migrate from southern Mexico, Central America, and northern South America to their breeding range rather late. Early birds arrive in May, but most arrive in early June.
This "miniature meadowlark" with a black V on its chest, is a bird of the prairie grasslands. From an open perch in a field, the Dickcissel's song is a sharp dick dick followed by a buzzed cissel. In flight they call a short, buzzy fpppt.