Calandra Lark

Melanocorypha calandra - Alouette calandre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melanocorypha

  • Species
    :

    calandra

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 44 à 73 g
Longevity

5 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Melanocorypha calandra calandra (s Europe and nw Africa to Turkey. except sc and se. , Transcaucasia and nw Iran.)
  • Melanocorypha calandra psammochroa (n Iraq and n Iran to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan)
  • Melanocorypha calandra gaza (e Syria and se Turkey to sw Iran)
  • Melanocorypha calandra hebraica (sc Turkey and nw Syria to Israel and w Jordan)

Foreign names

  • Alouette calandre,
  • Calandria Común,
  • Calhandra-real,
  • Kalanderlerche,
  • Kalandrapacsirta,
  • Kalanderleeuwerik,
  • Calandra comune,
  • Kalanderlärka,
  • Kalanderlerke,
  • škovran stepný,
  • kalandra zpěvná,
  • Kalanderlærke,
  • arokiuru,
  • calàndria comuna,
  • Sunnulævirki,
  • kalandra szara,
  • stepes cīrulis,
  • laški škrjanec,
  • Степной жаворонок,
  • クロエリコウテンシ,
  • 草原百灵,
  • 草原百靈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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