Sand Lark

Alaudala raytal - Alouette raytal

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Alaudala

  • Species
    :

    raytal

Descriptor

Blyth, 1845

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sand Lark (Alaudala raytal) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Alaudala raytal adamsi (se Iran, Pakistan, e Afghanistan and nw India)
  • Alaudala raytal raytal (nc India to s Myanmar)
  • Alaudala raytal krishnakumarsinhji (wc India)

Foreign names

  • Alouette raytal,
  • Terrera Raytal,
  • Uferlerche,
  • Indische Zandleeuwerik,
  • Calandrella delle sabbie,
  • Sandlärka,
  • Sanddverglerke,
  • škovránka retal,
  • skřivánek indický,
  • Indisk Dværglærke,
  • intianhietakiuru,
  • terrerola de l'Índia,
  • skowrończyk malutki,
  • smilšu cīrulis,
  • Индийский (малый) жаворонок,
  • インドコヒバリ,
  • 恒河沙百灵,
  • 恒河沙百靈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches

Geographic range

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