Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Lesser Short-toed Lark

Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens

Described by: Vieillot (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous Short-toed Lark, Common Short-toed Lark, Asian Short-toed Lark, Mongolian Short-toed Lark, Mongolian Lark, Eastern Short-toed Lark, Asiatic Short-toed Lark, Gray Short-toed Lark, Grey Short-toed Lark, Lesser Sand Lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


West Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan - Jun 18, 2008 © Askar Isabekov 
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S. Europe through the Middle East to e. China;
Canary Is.;
(1) W. Canary Is. (Tenerife).
(2) E. Canary Is. (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, and Lanzarote Is.).
(3) S. Portugal, s. and e. Spain.
(4) N. Africa (s. Morocco to nw. Egypt), s. Turkey and Jordan s. to Sinai Peninsula, n. Arabia, and c. Iraq.
(5) N. Egypt (Nile Delta).
(6) Ukranine e to e. Kazakhstan (Semipalatinsk region) s. to Aral Sea and Syr Darya Valley.
(7) Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan ( s. of Kyzyl Kum) and se. Kazakhstan e. to Lake Balkhash and the Fergana Basin.
(8) C. Turkey (Anatolian High Plateau).
(9) E. Turkey, Armenia and w. Caspian Sea Region (Azerbaijan and nw. Iran).
(10) E. and s. Iraq, Iran, w. and sw. Afghanistan.
(11) C. Asia in s. Russia (Tuva), w. Mongolia and ex. Nw. China (Xinjiang from the Tien Shan s. to Kashgaria and e. to the Khostan River).
(12) Sw. Mongolia and n. China border (n. Gansu and Ningxia).
(13) Nc. China (nw. Gansu).
(14) Wc. China (Qaidam Basin, Kuku Nor in n. Quinghai).
(15) Sw. China (s. Qinghai) and ne. Tibet.
(16) Turkestan, e. Kazakhstan, Transbaikalia in s. Siberia, ne. Mongolia (Gobi Desert) to ne. China (s. Heilongjiang (Manchuria) and w. Inner Mongolia s. to s. Shaanzi and n. Jiangsu). .


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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