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Lapland Longspur

Caption: The Lapland longspur breeds across Norway, Sweden, and Northern Russia. In the summer, the birds feast on the swarms of midges that visit the Tundra in the summer months. In the winter, their diet consists of plant seeds.

Credit: Wolfgang Forstmeier

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