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Thekla's Lark

(Galerida theklae)
Alternate name(s): "Thekla Lark"
German name(s): "Theklalerche"

Size: 15-17 cm; wing span 28-32 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Thekla's Lark at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "theklae"

This race is also called the "Iberian Thekla's Lark".

ADULT

Sex unknown

Frontal view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, January 2014]

Near-lateral view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Monte da Vilarica, Assares, Tras os Montes, Portugal, May 2018]

Near-lateral view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, April 2018]

Lateral view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, February 2015]

Lateral view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mequinenza, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain, September 2019]

Lateral view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, February 2018]

Lateral view of a pair of Thekla's Larks (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, November 2013]

Near-dorsal view of Thekla's Lark (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2015]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Near-lateral view of a juvenile Thekla's Lark; note the yellow gape (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, July 2018]

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