Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae (Larks)  
Genus: Eremophila (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Horned Lark
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris merrilli)
Vancouver, Canada
  Note isolated Colombian race 'peregrina' has a yellow throat.
Photograph by Nigel from Vancouver     Copyright and usage info

Larks are ground birds often found in deserts in most of the Old World. Only this species lives in the Americas.

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