Dupont's Lark (Chersophilus duponti) - HBW 9, p. 568
French: Sirli de Dupont
Spanish: Alondra Ricotí
Taxonomy: Alauda Duponti Vieillot, 1820, Provence, south France.
Relationships uncertain. Races well differentiated; populations from Morocco E to N Tunisia, however, somewhat intermediate in colour between nominate and margaritae, and locally rather variable. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- duponti (Vieillot, 1820) - Spain (mainly E Castilla y León and Aragón, also W Castilla y León near Portuguese border, E Castilla-La Mancha and SE Andalucía), Morocco (mostly in NE, E of Midelt and R Moulouya, also some recent records from S of Great Atlas) and N Algeria (Hauts Plateaux).
- margaritae (Koenig, 1888) - Algeria (S slopes of Atlas Mts E to Biskra), SE Tunisia, N Libya and coastal W Egypt.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
ave dificil de localizar por su perfecto camuflaje
Locality Navarre, Spain (ssp duponti)
José Miguel Grande Gutier... 9 June 2012 46 weeks ago 4.4
realizada en Ablitas, navarra, Spain
Locality Bardenas Reales de Navarra, Navarre, Spain (ssp duponti)
Ricardo Rodriguez 15 May 2011 2 years ago 4.3
On the plains after a big snow storm
Locality Zaida, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco (ssp duponti)
auf 31 January 2006 3 years ago 4.2