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Alternative name: Indian Short-toed Lark
12â€“13 cm (4Â¾-5 in)
There are 3 subecies:
Salt pans, river banks, and river islets, sandy coastal areas.
There is little detail known about their diet, but it is known to consist of seeds, invertebrates and all snails.
Nesting Season: February to May. The nest on the ground forming a cup-shaped depression for the eggs; usually at the base of a shrub. It is lined with grass and hair etc. The clutch consists of two or three eggs which have brown freckles on and yellowis or greyish-white background. They, and the young, are cared for by both adults.
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Recording by Alok Tewari
Pong Dam Lake Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary, India, Jan-2011
Call given by the bird circling overhead, recorded while sitting in a boat during bird-census.
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