Horned lark

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(Zool.) the shore lark.

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Researchers found that grazed plots had more native plants than ungrazed ones and that all three bird species studied -- Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta), Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris), and Grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum), had positive associations with native plant abundance.
6) (Tyrannus forficatus) Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris) 3 (6.
The streaked horned lark, Mazama pocket gopher and Taylor's checkerspot butterfly survive on only 3 percent of the historic 91,000-acre prairie habitat that remains, most of it inside the 414,000-acre base.
As two rare North American thrushes were found in Scotland and Ireland last week, could the Bardsey bird be a Horned Lark, the American form?
These birds have earned the unfortunate distinction of a spot on Audubon's list: American Bittern, Black-throated Sparrow, Boreal Chickadee, Common Grackle, Common Tern, Eastern Meadowlark, Evening Grosbeak, Field Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Greater Scaup, Horned Lark, Lark Sparrow, Little Blue Heron, Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Bobwhite, Northern Pintail, Ruffed Grouse, Rufous Hummingbird, Snow Bunting and Whip-poor-will.
2011) reported 40 bird species from Shimshal including one lark species, horned lark (Eremophila alpestris).
Among them are four that are candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA): two rare butterflies--Taylor's checkerspot (Euphydryas editha taylori) and the Mardon skipper (Polites mardon)--the streaked horned lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata), and the Mazama pocket gopher (Thomomys mazama).
And largely gone was the lark sparrow and the horned lark, birds once common to oak woodlands or grasslands gone the way of homes, condos and nonnative brush.
These species occupy a prairie ecosystem and include the mardon skipper and Taylor's checkerspot butterflies, the streaked horned lark, and the Mazama pocket gopher.
Lapland longspurs were observed building nests on 3 June, and the first full-clutch nest of a horned lark was found on 11 June.
During this time, he diligently worked to resolve BASH issues resulting from numerous aircraft strikes involving the Horned Lark within the confines of the Mountain Home AFB airfield.
Dominant species were: STV starling, blackbirds, doves and wrens; RAW ducks, geese, coots and gulls; PON horned lark, longspurs, lark bunting and meadowlark Vertebrate populations were mainly affected by floods, grazing, timber cutting and burning on STV; by drought, truck traffic and aquatic plant removal by carp on RAW; and by grazing, reseeding, hail and drought on PON.