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Birds of North America


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There are two types of larks, that can be found in North America, that being Horned Lark and the very uncommon Sky Lark. Only the Horned Lark is a native lark, found throughout the continent, and seen in different plumages, knowningly recognized as different sub-species. The Sky Lark is an introduced bird from Eurasia, once a more commonly bird found in some western regions of North America, whereas today, is only found on Vancouver Island, where it has grasped on a small area where it breeds. The Sky Lark is a much more common bird seen in Eurasia, and a regular visitor to Alaska as a vagrant.

Horned Larks are primarily field birds, known for their hardiest, seen throughout the winter months even in Canada. Most times along roads and highways, feeding on grass seeds and finding food in areas of bear earth.

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Classic Collection of North American Birds