Lark sparrow


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Related to Lark sparrow: Horned Lark, vesper sparrow, Savannah Sparrow
(Zool.) a sparrow (Chondestes grammacus), found in the Mississippi Valley and the Western United States.

See also: Lark

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This might explain some of the declines seen in eastern meadowlarks, northern bobwhites and lark sparrows.
Among species, detection on repeated surveys was significantly greater in 2007 than in 2008 for Lucy's warblers, western tanagers, chipping sparrows, and lark buntings, and it was significantly greater in 2008 for lark sparrows (Table 1).
Habitats selected at a significantly higher rate than at least one other habitat included grasslands by five species (western kingbirds, chipping and lark sparrows, and lark and lazuli buntings), willow riparian by four species (Lucy's warblers, lark and lazuli buntings, and lesser goldfinches), mesquite by four species (ash-throated flycatchers, Lucy's warblers, lark sparrows, and lazuli buntings), cottonwood riparian by three species (Lucy's warblers, lazuli buntings, and lesser goldfinches), oak by two species (chipping sparrows and black-headed grosbeaks), and desert scrub by one species (lazuli buntings).
Lark Sparrow densities were nearly identical on burned (0.
A comparison of oology and nest record card data in evaluating the reproductive biology of Lark Sparrows, Chondestes grammacus.
Six species had Combined Scores of 12 and Trend Scores of 5, including Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus), Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla), Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus), Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata), and Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum).
Little is known about ectoparasites and arthropods associated with lark sparrows (Chondestes grammacus) and their nests.
He recalled sightings last year of burrowing owls, lark sparrows and horned larks adjacent to the park in a small unplanted field.