Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix leucotis - Moinelette à oreillons blancs

Moinelette à oreillons blancs
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Eremopterix

  • Species
    :

    leucotis

Descriptor

Stanley, 1814

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 12 à 21 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix leucotis) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Eremopterix leucotis melanocephalus (Senegal and Gambia to c Sudan)
  • Eremopterix leucotis leucotis (s and e Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and nw Somalia)
  • Eremopterix leucotis madaraszi (s Somalia and Kenya to n Malawi and n Mozambique)
  • Eremopterix leucotis hoeschi (s Angola and n Namibia to w Zimbabwe)
  • Eremopterix leucotis smithi (s Zambia and s Malawi to e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Moinelette à oreillons blancs,
  • Terrera Orejiblanca,
  • Cotovia-pardal-de-dorso-castanho,
  • Weißwangenlerche,
  • Bruinrugvinkleeuwerik,
  • Allodola passero dorsocastano,
  • Brunryggad finklärka,
  • Brunrygglerke,
  • škovránok hnedochrbtý,
  • skřivan bělouchý,
  • Hvidøret Lærke,
  • kastanjavarpuskiuru,
  • Rooiruglewerik,
  • terrerola galtablanca,
  • pustynka białoucha,
  • Белощёкий воробьиный жаворонок,
  • ホオジロスズメヒバリ,
  • 栗背雀百灵,
  • 栗頭雀百靈,

Habitat

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

Geographic range

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