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Small to medium dull colored birds known for their elaborate song and soaring display flights. Historically they were regarded as a game bird and larks tongues were a delicacy. The scientific name of the family is Alaudidae.
  • Field Guide to Birds of North America: Horned Lark

    Overview and illustration, range and habitat, interesting facts, and sound file.

  • Larks: Alaudidae

    Overview of this large family of ground-dwelling birds covering various species around the world, identification problems, photographs, and cited literature.

  • RSPB: Larks

    Shows the two species of lark found in the UK, the skylark, Alauda arvensis, and the woodlark, Lullula arborea. Overview, illustrations, distribution, where to see them, and sound clips.

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