Sun Lark

Galerida modesta - Cochevis modeste

Cochevis modeste
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Galerida

  • Species
    :

    modesta

Descriptor

Heuglin, 1864

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 18 à 22 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cochevis modeste
adult
Cochevis modeste
adult

Sun Lark (Galerida modesta) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Galerida modesta modesta (Burkina Faso and n Ghana east to s Sudan)
  • Galerida modesta nigrita (Senegal and Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and s Mali)
  • Galerida modesta struempelli (Cameroon)
  • Galerida modesta bucolica (se Central African Republic, ne DRCongo and extreme nw Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Cochevis modeste,
  • Cogujada modesta,
  • Sonnenlerche,
  • Zonneleeuwerik,
  • Cappellaccia soliva,
  • sollärka,
  • Savannetopplerke,
  • pipíška hrdzavá,
  • chocholouš malý,
  • Sollærke,
  • tropiikkitöyhtökiuru,
  • cogullada modesta,
  • dzierlatka rdzawa,
  • Солнечный хохлатый жаворонок,
  • コカンムリヒバリ,
  • 太阳凤头百灵,
  • 太陽鳳頭百靈,

Voice song and cries

Cochevis modeste
adult

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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