Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Chersomanes
Family: Alaudidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
albofasciata
NOTES

A resident bird which prefers open ground with low vegetation. It is distinguished by its upright stance, short tail and long bill. It eats beetles. The nest is a deep cup-shaped structure under a low bush or grass tuft.


AUTHORITY
(Lafresnaye, 1836)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brownish bird with a white throat patch and a white terminal fringe on the tail in flight
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Spike heeled lark
Vlaktelewerik
Lark
Habitat
NOTES: Often seen perched on fences
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Certhilauda albofasciata



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