Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix verticalis - Moinelette à dos gris

Moinelette à dos gris
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Eremopterix

  • Species
    :

    verticalis

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1836

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

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Eremopterix verticalis khama (ne Botswana, w Zimbabwe and w Zambia)
  • Eremopterix verticalis harti (sw Zambia)
  • Eremopterix verticalis damarensis (w Angola and sw Zambia to w South Africa)
  • Eremopterix verticalis verticalis (se Botswana and sw Zimbabwe to s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Moinelette à dos gris,
  • Terrera Dorsigrís,
  • Cotovia-pardal-de-dorso-cinzento,
  • Graurückenlerche,
  • apácapacsirta,
  • Grijsrugvinkleeuwerik,
  • Allodola passero dorsogrigio,
  • Gråryggad finklärka,
  • Grårygglerke,
  • škovránok sivochrbtý,
  • skřivan škraboškový,
  • Nonnelærke,
  • harmaavarpuskiuru,
  • Grysruglewerik,
  • terrerola de dors gris,
  • pustynka białołbista,
  • Сероспинный воробьиный жаворонок,
  • シロエリスズメヒバリ,
  • 灰背雀百灵,
  • 灰背雀百靈,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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