Crested lark (Galerida cristata)

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IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • As its name suggests, the crested lark has a prominent crest on its head.
  • Listed as Least Concern, the crested lark has a very widespread distribution.
  • The crested lark builds its nest on the ground, and average clutch size is around 4 to 5 eggs.
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Crested lark description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyAlaudidae
GenusGalerida (1)

Information on the crested lark is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Cochevis huppé.
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Crested lark status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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