Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
magnirostris
NOTES

A heavily built lark to about 18 cm. The bill has a a thick base with yellow on the lower mandible. It is a common resident in grassland and agricultural fields and it eats seeds and insects. Its nest is a small depression under a small plant.


AUTHORITY
(Stephens, 1826)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A general grey brown with darker markings
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Thick billed lark
Large billed lark
Dikbeklewerik
Habitat
NOTES: Generally found along the roadsides and in the Woodlands fields
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Calendula magnirostris



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