Mediterranean Short-toed Lark

Alaudala rufescens - Alouette pispolette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Alaudala

  • Species
    :

    rufescens

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 24 à 32 cm.
  • Weight
    : 17 à 22 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Alouette pispolette
adult plum. breeding
Alouette pispolette
juvenile

Mediterranean Short-toed Lark (Alaudala rufescens) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Alaudala rufescens rufescens (Tenerife I.. wc Canary Is..)
  • Alaudala rufescens apetzii (e, s Iberian Pen.)
  • Alaudala rufescens minor (Morocco to nw Egypt, s Turkey to the Sinai Pen.and e Iraq)

Foreign names

  • Alouette pispolette,
  • Terrera marismeña,
  • calhandrinha-das-marismas,
  • Stummellerche,
  • csíkos szikipacsirta,
  • Kleine Kortteenleeuwerik,
  • Calandrina,
  • dvärglärka,
  • Flekkdverglerke,
  • škovránok malý,
  • skřivánek menší,
  • Dværglærke,
  • pikkukiuru,
  • terrerola rogenca,
  • Stúflævirki,
  • skowrończyk mały,
  • mazais cīrulis,
  • mali škrjanček,
  • Серый жаворонок,
  • 地中海短趾百灵,
  • 小短趾百靈,

Voice song and cries

Alouette pispolette
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Alouette pispolette
adult

Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Alouette pispolette
published: - Updated: 28-10-2020
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