Desert Lark

Ammomanes deserti - Ammomane isabelline

Ammomane isabelline
adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ammomanes

  • Species
    :

    deserti

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 30 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 22 Subspecies

  • Ammomanes deserti payni (s Morocco, sw Algeria)
  • Ammomanes deserti algeriensis (n Algeria, Tunisia, nw Libya and nw Chad)
  • Ammomanes deserti whitakeri (se Algeria and sw Libya)
  • Ammomanes deserti mya (c Algeria)
  • Ammomanes deserti geyri (Mauritania to s Algeria and nw Niger)
  • Ammomanes deserti kollmannspergeri (ne Chad and w Sudan)
  • Ammomanes deserti deserti (e Egypt to n Sudan)
  • Ammomanes deserti erythrochroa (w Chad to c Sudan)
  • Ammomanes deserti isabellina (n Egypt to s Turkey, Syria, c Arabia and n, sw Iraq)
  • Ammomanes deserti samharensis (ne Sudan, Eritrea and s Arabia)
  • Ammomanes deserti taimuri (n Oman and UAE)
  • Ammomanes deserti assabensis (s Eritrea, Ethiopia and nw Somalia)
  • Ammomanes deserti akeleyi (n Somalia)
  • Ammomanes deserti azizi (ec Arabia)
  • Ammomanes deserti saturata (s Arabia)
  • Ammomanes deserti insularis (Bahrain)
  • Ammomanes deserti annae (Jordan and s Syria)
  • Ammomanes deserti cheesmani (e Iraq and w Iran)
  • Ammomanes deserti parvirostris (ne Iran and w Turkmenistan)
  • Ammomanes deserti orientalis (ne Iran, n Afghanistan, s Turkmenistan, s Uzbekistan and s Tajikistan)
  • Ammomanes deserti iranica (c, s, e Iran to s Afghanistan and w Pakistan)
  • Ammomanes deserti phoenicuroides (se Afghanistan, e Pakistan and nw India)

Foreign names

  • Ammomane isabelline,
  • Terrera Sahariana,
  • Calhandra-do-deserto,
  • Steinlerche,
  • sivatagi pacsirta,
  • Woestijnleeuwerik,
  • Allodola del deserto,
  • Stenökenlärka,
  • Ørkenlerke,
  • škovránok bledý,
  • skřivan pouštní,
  • Ørkenlærke,
  • aavikkokiuru,
  • terrerola del desert,
  • Auðnalævirki,
  • skowronik piaskowy,
  • tuksneša cīrulis,
  • puščavski škrjanec,
  • Пустынный жаворонок,
  • スナヒバリ,
  • 漠百灵,
  • 漠百靈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Illustration

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