Welcome Guest

Greater Hoopoe-Lark

Alaemon alaudipes (Desfontaines, RL 1789)

The greater hoopoe-lark is a passerine bird which is a breeding resident of arid, desert and semi-desert regions from the Cape Verde Islands across much of northern Africa, through the Arabian peninsula, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. It was formerly known as the bifasciated lark and sometimes as the large desert lark. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Alaemon
Scientific:
  Alaemon alaudipes


Original description

Citation:
  (Desfontaines, RL 1789)

Reference:
   Hist. Acad. R. Sci. Paris Mém. Math. Phys. (1787) p.504 pl.16 cdP

Protonym:
  Upupa alaudipes


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3E4513D9B079B399

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3E4513D9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3E4513D9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558491

Geographic range:

  • Alaemon alaudipes alaudipes: Deserts of North Africa (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia)
  • Alaemon alaudipes doriae: E Arabia to Iraq, Iran and nw India
  • Alaemon alaudipes desertorum: Coastal Sudan (Port Sudan) to nw Somalia and Aden
  • Alaemon alaudipes boavistae: Cape Verde Islands
English:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark
Catalan:
alosa puput gran
Czech:
skřivan dudkovitý
Danish:
Hærfuglelærke
German:
Wüstenläuferlerche
Spanish:
Alondra Ibis
Spanish (Spain):
Alondra Ibis
Finnish:
kirjosiipikiuru
French:
Sirli du désert
Croatian:
dugokljuna ševa
Hungarian:
Sarlós pacsirta
Icelandic:
Beltalævirki
Italian:
Allodola beccocurvo
Japanese (romaji):
hashinagahibari
Japanese:
ハシナガヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Margasparnis kukutinis vieversys
Dutch:
Witbandleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Langnebblerke
Norwegian:
Langnebblerke
Polish:
skowron pustynny
Portuguese:
Calhandra-de-bico-curvo
Russian:
Большой удодовый жаворонок
Slovak:
behuľa dlhozobá
Serbian:
Krivokljuna ševa
Swedish:
härfågellärka
Ukrainian:
Пікір великий
Chinese:
拟戴胜百灵
Chinese (Traditional):
大戴勝百靈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sirli du désert ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sirli du désert ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Bifasciated Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Bifasciated Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hoopoe Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Hoopoe Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Hoopoe Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Hoopoe Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Hoopoe-lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Bifasciated Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Greater Hoopoe Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Alaemon alaudipes [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Alaemon alaudipes [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Alaemon alaudipes [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Greater Hoopoe-Lark ( Alaemon alaudipes) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alaemon alaudipes [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alaemon alaudipes [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Highlight taxa in a checklist (shown in red)

Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Hoephoeplewerik
Arabic: أم سالم, المكاء, قبرة هدهدية
Asturian: Calandra ibis
Belarusian: Удодавы жаўрук
Bulgarian: Голяма папунякова чучулига, Дългоклюна чучулига
Breton: Alc'hweder an dezerzh
Catalan: Alosa puput, alosa puput gran
Czech: skřivan dlouhozobý, Skrivan dudkovitý, skřivan dudkovitý, skřívan dudkovitý
Chuvash: пысăк хыркук тăрийĕ
Welsh: Ehedydd dwyresog
Danish: Hærfuglelærke
German: Wüstenläuferlerche, Wüsten-Läuferlerche
Greek: Δρεπαvoσταρήθρα, Δρεπανοσταρήθρα
English: Bifasciated Lark, Greater Hoopoe Lark, Greater Hoopoe-Lark, Hoope lark, Hoopoe Lark, Hoopoe-Lark, Large Desert Lark
English, HBW: Greater Hoopoe-lark
English (IOC): Greater Hoopoe-Lark
English (United States): Greater Hoopoe-Lark
Esperanto: Upupalaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra Ibis, Sirli Desértico
Spanish (Spain): Alondra Ibis
Spanish (HBW): Alondra ibis
Estonian: jooksurlõoke
Basque: Alosa puput, Ibis txoriandre, Ibis txoriandrea
Persian: چکاوک هدهدی
Finnish: Kirjosiipikiuru
French: Sirli bifascié, Sirli du désert
Frisian: Hûpeljurk
Irish: Fuiseog húpú
Galician: Alosa puput, Calandra de bico curvo, Calandra ibis
Hebrew: אלימונ, אלמון, עוף
Croatian: dugokljuna ševa
Hungarian: Sarlós pacsirta, sarlóscsőrű pacsirta
Icelandic: Beltalævirki
Italian: Allodola beccocurvo
Japanese (romaji): hashinagahibari
Japanese: ハシナガヒバリ
Kara-Kalpak: шөлистан торғай
Kirghiz: ири үпүпсымак торгой
Scientific: Alaemon alaudipes, Alaemon alaudipes alaudipes, Upupa alaudipes
Lithuanian: Margasparnis kukutinis vieversys, Margasparnis vieversys
Latvian: pupuķcīrulis
Macedonian: Кривоклуна чучулига
Maltese: Alwetta Bumunqar
Dutch: Witbandleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Langnebblerke
Norwegian: Langnebblerke
Polish: skowron pustynny, skowronek pustynny
Portuguese: Calhandra-de-bico-curvo
Portuguese (Portugal): Calhandra-de-bico-curvo, cotovia-de-bico-curvo
Rhaeto-Romance: Lodola dal bec tort
Romanian: Ciocârlie pupăză
Russian: Большой удодовый жаворонок, Удодовый жаворонок
Northern Sami: Sáttoviehkkeleivvoš
Slovak: behuľa dlhozobá
Slovenian: srpasti škrjanec
Serbian: Krivokljuna ševa
Swedish: Båglärka, Härfågellärka
Turkish: Hüthüt Toygarı, İbibik Toygarı
Tatar: зур һөдһөдсыман тургай
Ukrainian: Пікір великий
Uzbek: катта сассиқпопишаксимон тўрғай
Chinese: 拟戴胜百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 大戴勝百靈

Avibase has been visited 353,009,666 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy