Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark

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The Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black-crowned Sparrow-lark (Eremopterix nigriceps) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Republic of India, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, State of Israel, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Eremopterix nigriceps. More

Black-crowned sparrow-lark chicks in nest on ground© Mark Payne-Gill / Male black-crowned sparrow-lark© Hanne & Jens Eriksen / Female black-crowned sparrow-lark© Markus Varesvuo / Portrait of male black-crowned sparrow-lark© Markus Varesvuo / Portrait of female black-crowned sparrow-lark© Markus Varesvuo / naturepl. More

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Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix nigriceps): A showy male was found behind the cowshed in Km 19 on 15/Apr, and stayed for two days (S. Olchewski et al.). Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix nigriceps) Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Km 19 cowshed, 16-APR Thick-billed lark (Ramphocoris clotbey): 2 males and 3 females at km 76, 20/Apr (J. Meyrav et al.). Hoopoe Lark (Alaemon alaudipes): 1-2 birds seen briefly at the Km 77 green patch, 03/Apr (E. Vanunu, D. More

On April 15th, a male Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark was found around the cowshed at Km 19 area, north to Eilat (Sebastian Olschewski et al.). On the following day, the bird was still present at the same place till late evening. Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark is an occasional nomadic visitor to central and southern Arava desert, mainly in spring. The last record of this species is from Yotvata’s circular field in late April 2004, and was the first since winter 89'. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Alaudidae
Genus : Eremopterix
Species : nigriceps
Authority : (Gould, 1839)