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Birds

Crested
Lark

Least Concern

Decreasing

Crested Lark

Galerida cristata

The crested lark is a species of lark distinguished from the other 81 species of lark by the crest of feathers that rise up in territorial or courtship displays and when singing. Common to mainland Europe, the birds can also be found in northern Africa and in parts of western Asia and China. It is a non-migratory bird.

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Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    ઘાઘસ ચંડુલ, મોટો ચંડુલ
  • Marathi:
    तुरेवाला चंडोल
  • Sanskrit:
    तिलककण्टक कलविङ्क
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Taxanomy

PASSERIFORMES
ALAUDIDAE
Galerida cristata

Crested Lark

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