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Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

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Lesser Short-toed Lark
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Lesser Short-toed Lark
Small lark with sandy-brown colouring. Short, strong bill. Striped breast with fine black marks, white abdomen. Dark median coverts barely in contrast to the rest of the wing.
Similar species
Short-toed Lark, Sky Lark
All year round.
Seeing the species
It can be easier to detect in the spring thanks to its song. The rest of the year, it is a discreet species which proves hard to see.
Where to watch it

Recommended observation points: Bardenas.

Times of the year present: todo el año.

Observation: en primavera puede resultar más sencillo detectarla gracias a su canto, el resto del año es una especie discreta difícil de ver.

Nature: residente.

Description: alondra pequeña de tonalidades pardo-arenosas. Pico corto y fuerte. Pecho rayado con finas marcas negras, vientre blanco. Cobertoras medianas oscuras poco contrastadas con el resto del ala.

Similar species: Terrera común, Alondra común.

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