National Geographic : 1946 Sep
Birds of Timberline and Tundra Semipalmated Plovers Choose Gravelly Sites, Sometimes Between Railroad Tracks Common at Churchill was this bird, also called the Ring-necked Plover. It looks like a small killdeer but has only one band across its breast. This photograph was made between 8 and 9 p. m ., thanks to the long Arctic evening. () National Geographic Society Kodacllromes DyArtnur A. Alien A Hoyt's Horned Lark on Four Olive-gray Eggs Awaits a Quadruple "Blessed Event" A relative of the European skylark, this is North America's only true Lark. It nests from the west shore of Hudson Bay to the mouth of the Mackenzie River and winters chiefly from Ohio to Nevada.