Range. - Western New Mexico and eastern Arizona, south in winter to northern Mexico.
This variety has the upperparts pale brownish and not streaked; throat and forehead yellowish.
Range. - Santa Barbara Islands, California.
Similar to strigata but darker. With the exception of the three large varieties of Horned Larks found north of our borders, neither the eggs nor, in most cases, the birds can be identified without the precise location where they were taken.