Meadowlarks are insect eating grassland birds in the order Passeriformes, family Icteridae and genus Sturnella. The eight species in this genus are as follows:

Red-breasted Blackbird, Sturnella militaris
White-browed Blackbird, Sturnella superciliaris
Peruvian Meadowlark, Sturnella bellicosa
Pampas Meadowlark, Sturnella defillippi
Long-tailed Meadowlark, Sturnella loyca
Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta
Lilian's Meadowlark, Sturnella lilianae