HORNED LARKS

Jerry P. Clark Horned Lark (Ermeophilia alpestris)

Primary State Biologist
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Sacramento, California 95814

Scott E. Hygnstrom

Extension Wildlife Damage Specialist
Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0819

Fig. 1. Horned lark, Eremophila alpestris

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HORNED LARKS

Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Exclusion and Habitat Modification

 Not effective.

Frightening

Use propane exploders in conjunction with shotgun fire, shell crackers, bird bombs or whistles, and raptormimicking kites.

Avitrol®

Repellents

Capsicum

Toxicants

None are registered or are currently available for use.

Trapping and Shooting

Not effective.

Editors

Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage Logo 1994

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF WILDLIFE DAMAGE — 1994

Cooperative Extension Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Nebraska -Lincoln

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

Great Plains Agricultural Council Wildlife Committee

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