Bird Tweet of the Week: Horned Lark

The Horned Lark is known in French as Alouette hausse-col. Have you ever heard of the famous French Canadian song “Alouette”? That song talks about plucking feathers from a beautiful – but overly vocal – Lark.

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Horned Lark. Photographed by Greg Lasley.

Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Listen to past episodes on our website.

This episode aired on Saturday, April 5, 2014.