Spike-heeled Lark

Chersomanes albofasciata - Alouette éperonnée

Alouette éperonnée
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chersomanes

  • Species
    :

    albofasciata

Descriptor

Lafresnaye, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 34 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spike-heeled Lark (Chersomanes albofasciata) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Chersomanes albofasciata obscurata (sw and c Angola)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata erikssoni (n Namibia)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata kalahariae (s and w Botswana, n South Africa)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata boweni (nw Namibia)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata arenaria (s Namibia and sw South Africa)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata barlowi (e Botswana)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata alticola (ne South Africa)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata albofasciata (se Botswana to c South Africa)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata garrula (w South Africa)
  • Chersomanes albofasciata macdonaldi (s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Alouette éperonnée,
  • Alondra Espolada,
  • Cotovia-esporada,
  • Zirplerche,
  • ciripelő pacsirta,
  • Sjirpleeuwerik,
  • Allodola spinosa,
  • Spetsklolärka,
  • Sylklolerke,
  • škovránok ostrohatý,
  • skřivan hrotoprstý,
  • Sporelærke,
  • kannuskiuru,
  • Vlaktelewerik,
  • alosa d'esperons,
  • skowron białolicy,
  • Высоконогий африканский жаворонок,
  • シロスジハシボソヒバリ,
  • 钉踝百灵,
  • 釘踝百靈,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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