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Horned lark
Eremophila alpestris

Horned lark
Horned lark
Horned lark
Horned lark

Size: 7.5 inches
Overall Color: tan and white and black and yellow
Occurrence: open ground with low vegetation
Diet: seeds, insect, spiders
Nest: depression on ground
Field Identification: black facial marks, black forehead with black horns, black bib, black line from beak through the cheek to eye, yellow throat
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 53 Alaudidae (lark)
Genus: Eremophila
Species: alpestris

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