a lark, Eremophila alpestris, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a tuft of feathers on each side of the crown of the head.
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How to use horned lark in a sentence
That Saturday, climbing a tundra ridge at 12,500 feet, I witnessed the collapse of sun-rotted cornice into a cirque, then spotted a pair of horned larks and a microgarden of alpine forget-me-nots.
A twittering, hurried chant, suggestive of the horned lark's performance, but terminating in decreasing power.Color Key to North American Birds | Frank M. Chapman
"Otherwise the horned lark," added the young naturalist, from his broncho behind the carriage.A Bird-Lover in the West | Olive Thorne Miller
I had listened to the sky song of the desert horned lark out on the plain, but there he did not hover long in the air.Birds of the Rockies | Leander Sylvester Keyser
This was the youngest horned lark seen by me in my rambles on the plains.Birds of the Rockies | Leander Sylvester Keyser
It is from these that Wanderer gets the name of horned lark.The Burgess Bird Book for Children | Thornton W. Burgess