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Birds

Sykes's
Crested Lark

Least Concern

Stable

Sykes's Crested Lark

Galerida deva

Sykes's Crested lark is a species of lark found in the dry open country of peninsular India. Its distribution is mainly restricted to Central India, although stray records have been found elsewhere in India. It is identified by its prominent crest and its overall rufous colouration. It has streaks on its breast which are less prominent than those found in the Oriental skylark.

Tawny Lark, Sykes's Lark

Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    નાનો ચંડુલ
  • Malayalam:
    ചെമ്പൻ വാനമ്പാടി
  • Marathi:
    साईक्सचा चंडोल
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Taxanomy

PASSERIFORMES
ALAUDIDAE
Galerida deva

Quick Facts
  • Its distribution is mainly restricted to Central India.
Sykes's Crested Lark

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