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24â€“28 cm (9Â½-11 in)
Underwings mostly white
Open lowland habitats, dry grassland.
It nests in a ground scrape between March and May. The clutch consists of 4 eggs.
It is a ground feeder and the diet includes insects and other invertebrates.
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Recording by Alok Tewari
A courting pair was foraging in the open scrub countryside, close to sunset, when one of them gave a single call to connect with the other, who had wandered a bit farther, for comfort.
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