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Horned Lark

Horned lark

Introduction

Head-Body Length:16-17 cm
Identification:The horned lark is mostly yellow with a black head that has short black tufts on either side, giving the appearance of horns. Its wings and back are brown, and the undersides are white. The lark’s chest band is black, but the female has less black.
Habitat:Prairies, fields, urban areas, tundra, shores
Diet:Omnivore: seeds, insects, snails
Reproduction:After laying 3-4 eggs, the female is solely responsible for incubating them for 10-12 days. Northern populations have one brood per year while birds in the southern range have two broods each year.
During the nonbreeding season, foraging is done in flocks.
Behavior:Horned larks may be migratory.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:This is the only lark species that is native to the Americas

Geographic:North America
Northern Africa
Asia
Europe 
Date:1958 – 1988 Subjects: Horned lark
Eremophila (Birds)
Larks
Passeriformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Horned lark,Eremophila alpestris
Origin North America
Size 16-17 cm
Clutch Size 3-4 eggs
Life span 1 - 5 years
Reproduction After laying 3-4 eggs, the female is solely responsible for incubating them for 10-12 days. Northern populations have one brood per year while birds in the southern range have two broods each year
Colors Horned Larks are sandy to rusty brown above, with a black chest band, a curving black mask, and head stripes that extend to the back of the head (sometimes raised into tiny “horns”). The face and throat are either yellow or white (see Regional Differences). The underparts are white

description of Horned Lark

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Aves
Order – Passeriformes
Family – Alavididae
Genus – Eremophila
Genus Species – Eremophila alpestris

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