Larks (Alaudidae)

Dunn's Lark (Eremalauda dunni) - HBW 9, p. 590

French: Alouette de Dunn German: Einödlerche Spanish: Alondra de Dunn

Taxonomy: Calendula dunni Shelley, 1904, Ogageh Wells, Kordofan, Sudan.
Sometimes placed in genus Ammomanes, and has been considered by some to be close to Ammomanopsis grayi, but appears distinct. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • dunni (Shelley, 1904) - S edge of Sahara in Mauritania, N & C Mali, S Niger, N Chad and C Sudan.
  • eremodites (Meinertzhagen, 1923) - Jordan (Azraq), S Israel (sporadic), N & C Saudi Arabia and SW Oman.

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