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Horned Lark

Eremophila alpestris

Description:

One of the most widespread birds in North America. Small, brown and gray bird with a boldly marked yellow and black face. They have "horns" they can raise and lower

Habitat:

Along the side of the road in a prairie.

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6 Comments

M.A. Orendan
M.A. Orendan 6 years ago

OK great! Thank you Ashley.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks! These guys aren't endangered, they are actually quite common and have one of the largest ranges of any bird in North America!

M.A. Orendan
M.A. Orendan 6 years ago

Great spotting! I'm still on the look for those little guys. And I thought I heard that they are Endangered as well, is that true?

jeslowery
jeslowery 6 years ago

Aw, so cute!

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Wonderful Ashley

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 6 years ago

Maybe they are trying to mimic the Bighorn sheep."Sheep mimic Lark"

AshleyT
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AshleyT

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2015
Submitted on Mar 10, 2015

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