Passeriformes

Larks (Alaudidae)

HBW 9, p. 496

  • Small to medium-sized terrestrial passerines with drab, mostly brownish or buffish plumage, 10 primaries, outer one often much reduced, long tertials; scutes on posterior surface of tarsus, nail of rear toe usually long and straight, and bill exceedingly variable in size and shape.
  • Africa and Eurasia, with single species in each of Australasia, Madagascar and America.
  • Open country, often in arid or semi-arid environments.
  • 21 genera, 96 species, 407 taxa.
  • 9 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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21 genera, 96 species

1635 files covering
21 genera (100%)
91 species (95%)

 

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21 genera (100%)
69 species (72%)
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21 genera (100%)
91 species (95%)
    82 sound recordings covering
14 genera (67%)
43 species (45%)
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