Shore lark

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(Zool.) a small American lark (Otocoris alpestris) found in winter, both on the seacoast and on the Western plains. Its upper parts are varied with dark brown and light brown. It has a yellow throat, yellow local streaks, a black crescent on its breast, a black streak below each eye, and two small black erectile ear tufts. Called also horned lark.

See also: Shore

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Erratic storm events and extended precipitation events have also negatively impacted the respective breeding success of Horned Larks (Eremophila alpestris) and Savannah Sparrows (Passerculus sandxuichensisr, Martin et al., 2017).
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.
The EAC fires potentially resulted in substantial, short-term, negative impacts on many grassland species because of vegetation loss, including local populations of grassland-obligate songbirds that breed in the Southern High Plains such as Cassin's sparrows (Peucaea cassinii), grasshopper sparrows (Ammodramus savannarum), and horned larks (Eremophila alpestris).
of detections All birds 210 American goldfinch Carduelis tristis 6 American robin Turdus migratorius 1 American tree sparrow Spizella arborea 30 Bewick's wren Thryomanes bewickii 2 Dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis 1 Eastern meadowlark Sturnella magna 5 European starling Sturnus vulgaris 1 Field sparrow Spizella pusilla 6 Harris's sparrow Zonotrichia querula 4 Horned lark Eremophila alpestris 11 Lapland longspur Calcarius lapponicus 1 Loggerhead shrike Lanius ludovicianus 5 McCown's longspur Calcarius mccownii 1 Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 2 Rufous-crowned sparrow Aimophila ruficeps 5 Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 9 Song sparrow Melospiza melodia 6 Spotted towhee Pipilo maculatus 1 Unknown spp.
The target species are Taylor's checkerspot (TCS; Euphydryas editha taylori), Mazama pocket gopher (MPG; Thomomys mazama), and streaked horned lark (SHL; Eremophila alpestris strigata).
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).
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Sin embargo, la ausencia de Eremophila alpestris y Campylorhynchus brunneicapilus esta asociada a la menor intensidad de monitoreo de los habitats terrestres.
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris. Extirpated as a breeding resident; now a casual fall transient.
ossifragus Wilson, fish crow SW R Cyanocitta cristata (Linnaeus), I A blue jay Pica hudsonia (Linnaeus), black- I R billed magpie Family Alaudidae (larks) Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus), I C horned lark Family Hirundinidae (swallows) Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, barn I A swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota I R Vieillot, cliff swallow Progne subis (Linnaeus), purple I C martin Riparia riparia (Linnaeus), bank I O swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis I O (Audubon), northern rough-winged swallow Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot), I O tree swallow Family Paridae (titmice) Baeolophus bicolor Linnaeus, I C tufted titmouse Poecile atricapilla Linnaeus, N C black-capped chickadee P.
Among wintering birds are the pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator), the rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus), the snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis), the shore lark (Eremophila alpestris), and the waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus).
Key words: birds, passerine; Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri); Geographic Information Systems; habitat association model; Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris); Idaho, USA; landscape change; remote sensing; Sage Sparrow (Amphispiza belli); Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus); shrubsteppe; Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta); wildfire.