Red-capped Lark

Calandrella cinerea - Alouette cendrille

Alouette cendrille
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calandrella

  • Species
    :

    cinerea

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 26 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-capped Lark (Calandrella cinerea) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Calandrella cinerea saturatior (Uganda and w Kenya s to Angola, ne Namibia, n Botswana and Zambia)
  • Calandrella cinerea williamsi (c Kenya)
  • Calandrella cinerea spleniata (wc Angola to wc Namibia)
  • Calandrella cinerea cinerea (s, c Namibia, s Botswana, Zimbabwe, s Africa)

Foreign names

  • Alouette cendrille,
  • Terrera Capirotada,
  • Cotovia-de-barrete-vermelho,
  • Rotkappenlerche,
  • Roodkapleeuwerik,
  • Calandrella capirossa,
  • Rödkronad lärka,
  • Rustdverglerke,
  • škovránka čiapočkatá,
  • skřivánek rudotemenný,
  • Rødisset Lærke,
  • punalakkikiuru,
  • Rooikoplewerik,
  • terrerola de casquet,
  • skowrończyk rdzawołbisty,
  • rudgalvas cīrulis,
  • Обыкновенный малый жаворонок,
  • ヒメコウテンシ,
  • 红顶短趾百灵,
  • 短趾沙百靈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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