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Greater Short-toed Lark

(Calandrella brachydactyla)
Alternate name(s): (Various for different races)
German name(s): "Kurzzehenlerche"

Size: 14-16 cm
Weight: ca. 16-25 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Greater Short-toed Lark at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "brachydactyla"

This race is also called the "European Greater Short-toed Lark".

ADULT

MALE

Near-frontal/ventral view of a male Greater Short-toed Lark in display flight (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Tejo Estuary Nature Park, Portugal, April 2017]

Sex unknown

Near-lateral view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Tejo Estuary Nature Park, Portugal, April 2017]

Lateral view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Tejo Estuary Nature Park, Portugal, April 2017]

Race "artemisiana"

This race is also called the "Transcaucasian Greater Short-toed Lark".

ADULT

Sex unknown

Near-frontal view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Lateral view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Lateral view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Greater Short-toed Lark (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

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