streaked horned lark http://www.kplu.org en Can this rare songbird be lured away from risky neighborhoods? http://www.kplu.org/post/can-rare-songbird-be-lured-away-risky-neighborhoods <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;">A songbird called the streaked horned lark has a curious propensity for risky neighborhoods. That's not a good quality for a bird proposed for listing as a threatened species. Its preferred hangouts include airports, Army training fields, and dredge spoil dumping sites along the lower Columbia River. A two-state experiment seeks to find out if these rare larks can be enticed to safer habitats.</span></p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 16:30:20 +0000 Tom Banse 8768 at http://www.kplu.org Can this rare songbird be lured away from risky neighborhoods?