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Oriental Skylark

Alauda gulgula

Description:

Oriental Skylarks are about 16 cm long. They have streaked, yellow-brown upper plumage, with white outer tail feathers and a short crest. Both sexes are similar.

Habitat:

Wetland and Grassland.

Notes:

Male Oriental Skylarks may also hover in the air and sing, in order to attract a mate.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah! This is a nice first spotting; I especially like the second photo.

West Bengal, India

Lat: 23.00, Long: 87.69

Spotted on Apr 16, 2014
Submitted on Apr 20, 2014

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