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Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)

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Lesser Short-toed Lark
Lesser Short-toed Lark
Status
Resident.
Description
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
Presence
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
Bardenas.

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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