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Steppe Horned Lark

Eremophila alpestris brandti (Dresser, 1874)

Степной рогатый жаворонок | Құлақты бозторғай

2008-05-02
Kendirli-Kayasan plateau, Mangyshlak peninsula
© Andrey Kovalenko

Description

Upperparts are generally lighter, more pink-grey less brown; the upperparts streaks are lighter and narrower than on flava. The forehead and throat are white. The black mask and breast-collar not merged and separated by the white strip.

Distribution

Breeds in most of plains areas, in north up to Kamysh-Samar lakes, Ilek river basin, Betpak-Dala, Kazakh upland, Semeytau and Zaysan depression.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970.
Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Eremophila alpestris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Eremophila alpestris flava
(Gmelin, 1789)
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Eremophila alpestris albigula
(Bonaparte, 1850)
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synonyms

Eremophila alpestris parvexi
(Taczanowski, 1876)
Eremophila alpestris hachlovi
(Meise, 1932)
Eremophila alpestris altaica
(Meise, 1932)

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Alaudidae

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