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Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Aves > Passeriformes > Alaudidae

Names in different Languages

GermanOhrenlerche
EnglishHorned Lark
FrenchAlouette hausse-col
SpanishAlondra cornuda

Description

A distinctive-looking species mostly on the ground, migratory and passing here between the Northern breeding grounds and the Southern overwinter areas. This species nests on the ground.

How to Identify

The black-yellow face pattern and the black band over the breast below the neck are distinctive characteristics.

Where When to Spot

Only observed during migration along the North shore near Tadoussac.

Photos

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Observations

Tadoussac2018-05-25