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Category:Alaudidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Alaudidae

Description

Larks.

Taxonomy

Alaudidae is a family in the order Passeriformes.

Larks have some anatomical features that separate them from other Passerines; for this reason they were once thought to be fairly primitive Passerines, and were placed at the base of the Oscine sequence. Genetic evidence now places the Larks at the base of the Sylvioidea.

Family Alaudidae viewedit

Genus Alaemon viewedit
A. alaudipes Greater Hoopoe-Lark
A. hamertoni Lesser Hoopoe-Lark

Genus Chersomanes viewedit
C. albofasciata Spike-heeled Lark
C. beesleyi Beesley's Lark

Genus Ammomanopsis viewedit
A. grayi Gray's Lark

Genus Certhilauda viewedit
C. chuana Short-clawed Lark
C. subcoronata Karoo Long-billed Lark
C. benguelensis Benguela Long-billed Lark
C. semitorquata Eastern Long-billed Lark
C. curvirostris Cape Long-billed Lark
C. brevirostris Agulhas Long-billed Lark

Genus Pinarocorys viewedit
P. erythropygia Rufous-rumped Lark
P. nigricans Dusky Lark

Genus Ramphocoris viewedit
R. clotbey Thick-billed Lark

Genus Ammomanes viewedit
A. cinctura Bar-tailed Lark
A. phoenicura Rufous-tailed Lark
A. deserti Desert Lark

Genus Eremopterix viewedit
E. australis Black-eared Sparrow-Lark
E. hova Madagascar Lark
E. leucotis Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark
E. nigriceps Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark
E. griseus Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark
E. signatus Chestnut-headed Sparrow-Lark
E. verticalis Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark
E. leucopareia Fischer's Sparrow-Lark

Genus Calendulauda viewedit
C. sabota Sabota Lark
C. poecilosterna Pink-breasted Lark
C. africanoides Fawn-colored Lark
C. alopex Foxy Lark
C. albescens Karoo Lark
C. burra Red Lark
C. barlowi Barlow's Lark
C. erythrochlamys Dune Lark

Genus Heteromirafra viewedit
H. archeri Archer's Lark
H. ruddi Rudd's Lark

Genus Mirafra viewedit
M. apiata Cape Clapper Lark
M. fasciolata Eastern Clapper Lark
M. collaris Collared Lark
M. hypermetra Red-winged Lark
M. africana Rufous-naped Lark
M. ashi Ash's Lark
M. somalica Somali Long-billed Lark
M. angolensis Angola Lark
M. rufocinnamomea Flappet Lark
M. cordofanica Kordofan Lark
M. williamsi Williams's Lark
M. pulpa Friedmann's Lark
M. passerina Monotonous Lark
M. albicauda White-tailed Lark
M. cheniana Melodious Lark
M. javanica Horsfield's Bush Lark
M. cantillans Singing Bush Lark
M. microptera Burmese Bush Lark
M. assamica Bengal Bush Lark
M. erythrocephala Indochinese Bush Lark
M. affinis Jerdon's Bush Lark
M. erythroptera Indian Bush Lark
M. rufa Rusty Lark
M. gilletti Gillett's Lark

Genus Eremophila viewedit
E. alpestris Horned Lark
E. bilopha Temminck's Lark

Genus Calandrella viewedit
C. blanfordi Blanford's Lark
C. erlangeri Erlanger's Lark
C. cinerea Red-capped Lark
C. brachydactyla Greater Short-toed Lark
C. dukhunensis Sykes's Short-toed Lark
C. acutirostris Hume's Short-toed Lark

Genus Melanocorypha viewedit
M. bimaculata Bimaculated Lark
M. calandra Calandra Lark
M. maxima Tibetan Lark
M. yeltoniensis Black Lark
M. mongolica Mongolian Lark

Genus Chersophilus viewedit
C. duponti Dupont's Lark

Genus Eremalauda viewedit
E. dunni Dunn's Lark

Genus Alaudala viewedit
A. somalica Somali Short-toed Lark
A. cheleensis Asian Short-toed Lark
A. rufescens Lesser Short-toed Lark
A. raytal Sand Lark

Genus Lullula viewedit
L. arborea Wood Lark

Genus Spizocorys viewedit
S. starki Stark's Lark
S. sclateri Sclater's Lark
S. fremantlii Short-tailed Lark
S. conirostris Pink-billed Lark
S. fringillaris Botha's Lark
S. obbiensis Obbia Lark
S. personata Masked Lark

Genus Alauda viewedit
A. leucoptera White-winged Lark
A. arvensis Eurasian Skylark
A. gulgula Oriental Skylark
A. razae Razo Lark

Genus Galerida viewedit
G. modesta Sun Lark
G. magnirostris Large-billed Lark
G. theklae Thekla's Lark
G. cristata Crested Lark
G. macrorhyncha Maghreb Lark
G. malabarica Malabar Lark
G. deva Sykes's Lark
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