Dunn's Lark (Eremalauda dunni) - HBW 9, p. 590
French: Alouette de Dunn
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Spring plumage (worn)
Locality Goulmima, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco (ssp dunni)
Luis Mario Arce 20 April 2015 17 weeks ago 4.8
A male singing
Locality Auserd, Western Sahara (ssp dunni)
CarlosNaza 2 January 2013 2 years ago 4.6
one singing atop a bush (Awserd road).
Locality Auserd, Western Sahara
Alexander Lees 12 March 2006 35 weeks ago 3.7
Bird on the ground.
Locality Kuwait (ssp eremodites)
Omar Alshaheen 24 September 2013 43 weeks ago 3.4
- No sound recordings available yet