Horned Lark in Winter

horned lark in the snow

Horned lark.

Appearance: The horned lark is a medium-sized bird about 8″ long. Tan to brown with a black necklace and yellow chin. Bill is black. They have two tiny “horns” on the top of their head. The tail is black with white outer feathers.

Winter diet: Seeds.

Winter feeder food: They do not visit feeders.

Winter habitat: Horned larks spend winter throughout the US and southern British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. They prefer short grassy areas such as prairies, deserts, beach dunes, and farmers’ fields.

Range Map

Horned lark range map.
Horned lark range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.