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Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark (Alauda [arvensis or japonica]) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae

Scientific:
  Alauda arvensis
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Alauda arvensis

Avibase ID:
  ED2AC04E888EF9CF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178398

Geographic range:

  • Alauda arvensis arvensis: Azores; Europe from Wales to Norway, Ural Mts. and Alps
  • Alauda arvensis sierrae: C and s Portugal to s Spain
  • Alauda arvensis cantarella: S Europe to Balkans, Crimea and Iran; >N Africa
  • Alauda arvensis scotica: Ireland, nw England, Scotland and Faeroe Islands
  • Alauda arvensis guillelmi: N Portugal and nw Spain
  • Alauda arvensis harterti: Mts. of nw Africa
  • Alauda arvensis armenica: Transcaucasia and e Turkey to sw Iran (Zagros and Elburz mts.)
  • Alauda japonica: Major islands in Japanese Archipelago; >Ryukyu Islands
  • Alauda japonica japonica: Major islands in Japanese Archipelago; >Ryukyu Islands
  • Alauda japonica dulcivox: SE Russia to Yenisey basin and Afghanistan; >nw India
  • Alauda japonica kiborti: S Siberia to n Mongolia, Manchuria and Korea; >e China
  • Alauda japonica lonnbergi: Shantar and Sakhalin islands (Sea of Okhotsk); >Japan
  • Alauda japonica pekinensis: NE Siberia to Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka Pen. and Kuril Is.
  • Alauda japonica intermedia: SE Siberia to lower Amur River and ne Manchuria; >e China
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark
Czech:
  skřivan polní
German:
  Feldlerche
Danish:
  Sanglærke
Spanish:
  Alondra Común
Finnish:
  kiuru
French:
  Alouette des champs ou A. du Japon
Icelandic:
  Sönglævirki
Italian:
  Allodola
Japanese:
  hibari
Japanese:
  ニシヒバリ
Dutch:
  Veldleeuwerik
Norwegian:
  Sanglerke
Polish:
  skowronek
Portuguese:
  Laverca
Russian:
  Полевой жаворонок
Slovak:
  škovránok poľný
Swedish:
  Sånglärka
Chinese:
  云雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark ( Alauda [arvensis or japonica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark ( Alauda [arvensis or japonica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark ( Alauda [arvensis or japonica])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Alouette des champs ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eurasian Skylark ( Alauda arvensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Alauda arvensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Alauda arvensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Alauda arvensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

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Other synonyms

Arabic: قبّرة الحقول, قبرة الحقول, قبرة الحقول القوبعة, قنبرة السماء
Azerbaijani: Monqol torağay quşu, Tarla torağayı
Belarusian: Жаваранак, Палявы жаўрук
Bulgarian: Полска чучулига
Breton: Alc'hweder, An alc'hweder sant Pêr, Ec'hweder
Catalan: Alosa, Alosa vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Alosa
Czech: skøivan polní, Skrivan polní, Skřivan polní
Chuvash: Тăри
Welsh: Ehedydd, Hedydd, Uchedydd
Danish: Sanglærke
German: Feldlerche
Greek: (Κοινή) Σιταρήθρα, [Starithra], Σταρήθρα
English: Common Skylark, Eurasian Skylark, Sky Lark, Sky Lark or Japanese Skylark, Skylark
Esperanto: kampalaûdo , Kampalaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra Común
Estonian: Poldlooke, Põldlõoke
Basque: Alosa vulgar , Hegatxabal, Hegatxabal arrunta
Finnish: Kiuru, Leivonen
Faroese: Lerkur
French: Alouette des champs, Alouette des champs ou A. du Japon
Frisian: Ljurk
Irish: Circín starraiceach, Fuiseog, Fuiseóg
Gaelic: Uiseag
Galician: Alosa vulgar , Laverca
Manx: Ushag Happagh, Ushag Tappagh, Ushag y Tappee, Ushag-happagh
Hebrew: זרעית, זרעית השדה, עפרוני שדה
Croatian: Poljska Ševa, Ševa vintulija
Hungarian: Mezei pacsirta
Armenian: [Dashtayin Artuyt ], Դաժտային Արտույտ, Դաշտային Արտույտ
Icelandic: Sönglævirki
Italian: Allodola
Japanese: hibari, Youroppa-hibari
Japanese: ニシヒバリ, ヒバリ
Georgian: მინდვრის ტოროლა
Khakas: Постарғай, Торғайах
Kazakh: Монғол бозторғай, Шабындық бозторғайы
Korean: 종다리
Cornish: Awhesyth
Latin: Alauda [arvensis or japonica], Alauda arvensis
Lithuanian: Cyrulis, Dirvinis vieversys, Voversys, Vyturys
Latvian: Lauku cīrulis
Macedonian: Полска чучулига, Чучулига
Mongolian: Боролзой болжмор
Maltese: Alwetta
Dutch: Veldleeuwerik
Norwegian: Englerke, Lerke, Sanglerke
Polish: Skowronek, skowronek (skowronek polny), skowronek (zwyczajny), Skowronek polny, Skowronek zwyczajny
Portuguese: laverca
Romansh: Lodola da prada
Romanian: Ciocârlie
Russian: Жаворонок полевой, Полевой жаворонок
Sardinian: Allňdola, Calandria Cucullia, Incurbayola, Iscreanissa, Orgiai, Piattaritta, Prantaritta, Sulodri, Terrighinaza, Tragaditta
Scots: Uiseag
Northern Sami: Leivvoš
Slovak: ékovránok poľný, Škovránok poľný
Slovenian: poljski škrjanec
Albanian: Lauresha, Laureshë
Serbian: Alauda, poljska ševa, Пољска шева
Swedish: Sånglärka
Turkish: Tarlakuşu
Tuvinian: Шөл хамнаарагы
Ukrainian: Жайворонок польовий , Польовий жайворонок
Chinese: [yun-que], 云雀, 歐亞雲雀, 雲雀

 

         

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