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Horned Lark
Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Eremophila

Scientific:
  Eremophila alpestris

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.166

Protonym:
  Alauda alpestris

Avibase ID:
  77AFF9B86BC9FEE3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/77AFF9B8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554256

Geographic range:

  • Eremophila alpestris alpestris: Arctic ne Canada to Newfoundland; >coastal se US
  • Eremophila alpestris hoyti: Arctic coast of North America to s Canada; >n US
  • Eremophila alpestris praticola: SE Canada to c and e-c US
  • Eremophila alpestris giraudi: Coastal prairie region of se Texas to e Mexico (ne Tamaulipas)
  • Eremophila alpestris atlas: High plateaux of Morocco
  • Eremophila alpestris flava: N Palearctic region
  • Eremophila alpestris brandti: Steppes of c Asia to mts. of w Mongolia and n China
  • Eremophila alpestris penicillata: Mts. of Asia Minor, the Caucasus and w Iran
  • Eremophila alpestris balcanica: southeastern Europe (Balkans)
  • Eremophila alpestris kumerloevei: West and c Asia Minor
  • Eremophila alpestris bicornis: W Turkey (Taurus Mts.) to Lebanon and Palestine
  • Eremophila alpestris albigula: Mts. of n and e Iran to Pamirs, Afghanistan and w China
  • Eremophila alpestris elwesi: W China (s Qinghai and s Tibet) to n Sikkim
  • Eremophila alpestris longirostris: NW Himalayas
  • Eremophila alpestris khamensis: SW China (Kham region of w and s Sichuan)
  • Eremophila alpestris przewalskii: W China (nw Qinghai)
  • Eremophila alpestris nigrifrons: W China (Kokonor to w Gansu)
  • Eremophila alpestris argalea: W China (extreme sw Xinjiang) to nw India (Kashmir to Ladakh)
  • Eremophila alpestris enertera: W-c Baja California and coastal islands s of Magdalena Bay
  • Eremophila alpestris chrysolaema: S Mexican Plateau (Jalisco to Michoacán, Puebla and Veracruz)
  • Eremophila alpestris aphrasta: NW Mexico (Chihuahua and Durango)
  • Eremophila alpestris lactea: NE Mexico (Coahuila)
  • Eremophila alpestris diaphora: NE Mexico (se Coahuila to s Tamaulipas, Hidalgo and ne Puebla)
  • Eremophila alpestris oaxacae: S Mexico (e Oaxaca)
  • Eremophila alpestris occidentalis: N and cent. Arizona to n-cent. New Mexico; >n Mexico
  • Eremophila alpestris arcticola: N Alaska to mts. of British Columbia and n Washington
  • Eremophila alpestris alpina: Arctic-alpine summits of nw US (Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens)
  • Eremophila alpestris leucolaema: S Canada to sw US and nw Texas; >nw Mexico
  • Eremophila alpestris enthymia: Great Plains of c Canada to c US; >n Mexico
  • Eremophila alpestris merrilli: E slope of Cascades and adj. lowlands from Br. Col. to ne Calif.
  • Eremophila alpestris lamprochroma: SE Oregon to sw Idaho, ne California and w Nevada
  • Eremophila alpestris utahensis: S-c Idaho to e-c Nevada and w-c Utah
  • Eremophila alpestris ammophila: Deserts of sw Nevada and se California; >nw Mexico
  • Eremophila alpestris leucansiptila: Colorado Desert (sw Nevada, w Arizona, ne Baja and nw Sonora)
  • Eremophila alpestris strigata: Humid coastal belt of sw Br. Col. and nw US w of the Cascades
  • Eremophila alpestris sierrae: Mts. of ne California (s Cascades and n Sierra Nevada)
  • Eremophila alpestris rubea: C California (Sacramento Valley)
  • Eremophila alpestris actia: coastal range of California to n Baja California
  • Eremophila alpestris insularis: Channel Islands (off s California)
  • Eremophila alpestris adusta: S Arizona (s of Tucson) to extreme sw New Mexico and n Sonora
  • Eremophila alpestris peregrina: E Andes of Colombia
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Horned Lark
Czech:
  skřivan ouškatý
German:
  Ohrenlerche
Danish:
  Bjerglærke
Spanish:
  Alondra Cornuda
Finnish:
  tunturikiuru
French:
  Alouette hausse-col
Icelandic:
  Fjallalævirki
Italian:
  Allodola golagialla
Japanese:
  hamahibari
Japanese:
  ハマヒバリ
Dutch:
  Strand leeuwerik
Norwegian:
  Fjellerke
Polish:
  górniczek
Portuguese:
  Cotovia-cornuda
Russian:
  Рогатый жаворонок
Slovak:
  uškárik vrchovský
Swedish:
  Berglärka
Chinese:
  角百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Horned Lark ( Eremophila alpestris)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Shore Lark ( Eremophila alpestris)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Alouette hausse-col ( Eremophila alpestris) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Eremophila [alpestris or teleschowi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Azerbaijani: Buynuzlu torağay
Belarusian: Жаваранак рогаты, Жаўрук рагаты
Bulgarian: Ушата чучулига
Breton: An alc'hweder kornek
Catalan: Alosa banyuda, Calàndria comú
Valencian: Calàndria comú
Czech: Skrivan ouškatý, Skřivan ouškatý
Welsh: Ehedydd traeth, Ehedydd y traeth, Ehedydd y treath
Danish: Bjerglærke
German: Nordamerikanische Ohrenlerche, Ohrenlerche
Greek: Θαλασσοτρασιήλα, Χιονάδα
Greek (Cypriot): Θαλασσοτρασιήλα
English: Horned Lark, North-east Nearctic Horned Lark, Northern American shore lark, Shore Lark
Esperanto: montalaûdo , Montalaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra Cornuda, Alondra Cornuda Lapona
Spanish (Colombia): Alondra Cornuda
Spanish (Mexico): Alondra Cornuda
Estonian: Sarviklõoke
Basque: Alosa banyuda
Persian: چکاوک شاخدار
Finnish: Tunturikiuru
Faroese: Knavalerkur
French: Alouette cornue, Alouette de la Sibérie, Alouette haussecol, Alouette hausse-col, Alouette oreillarde
Irish: Fuiseog Adharcach
Gaelic: Uiseag Dhubh
Galician: Alosa banyuda , Laverca cornuda
Manx: Fushag ny traieyn
Hebrew: צחיחנית החרמון, צחיחנית חרמון
Croatian: Planinska ševa
Hungarian: Fülespacsirta, Havasi fülespacsirta
Armenian: [Yeghjravor Artuyt ], Եղձրավոր Արտույտ, Եղջրավոր Արտույտ
Icelandic: Fjallalævirki
Italian: Allodola golagialla, Allodola golagialla del Nordamerica
Inuktitut: Qutsissormiutaq, Tingodluktuk
Japanese: hama hibari, hamahibari, Hama-hibari
Japanese: ハマヒバリ
Japanese (Kanji): 浜雲雀
Georgian: რქიანი ტოროლა, რქოსანი ტოროლა
Kazakh: Құлақты бозторғай
Kazakh (Transliteration): qulaqtı boz-torğay
Greenlandic: Qutsissormiutaq, Tingodluktuk
Cornish: Awhesyth treth
Latin: Alauda alpestris, Chionophila alpestris, Eremophila alpestris, Eremophila alpestris alpestris
Luxembourgish: Ouereléierchen
Lithuanian: Raguotasis vieversys
Latvian: Ausainais cīrulis
Macedonian: Планински (Ушлеста) чучулига
Mongolian: Шоорон алаг болжмор, Шоорон эвэртболжмор
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠪᠡᠷᠲᠦ ᠬᠠᠢᠢᠷᠠᠭᠣᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠡᠪᠡᠷᠲᠦ ᠬᠠᠢᠢᠷᠠᠭᠣᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Эвэрт хайргацай
Mongolian (Transliteration): evert khairag tsai, evert khairagtsai, shooroŋ alag boljmor, shooroŋ evert-boljmor
Maltese: Alwetta Safra
Dutch: Strand leeuwerik, Strandleeuwerik
Norwegian: Berglerke, Fjellerke
Polish: górniczek, górniczek (zwyczajny), Górniczek zwyczajny, Laverca
Pinyin: jiǎo bǎi-líng, lùdì bǎi-líng, tǔ huà-méi
Portuguese: cotovia cornuda, Cotovia-cornuda
Romansh: lodola puppenmellen
Romanian: Ciocârlie urecheată
Russian: Жаворонок рогатый, Рогатый жаворонок, рюм
Scots: Uiseag dhubh
Sindhi: ؿپبيٻ ٙبهياٍ
Northern Sami: Ruoššaállat
Slovak: Ékovránok ušatý, škovránok ušatý, škovránok ušatý (uškárik vrchovský), Ušárik vrchovský, Uškárik vrchovský
Slovenian: uhati škrjanec
Albanian: Lauresha me brirë
Serbian: planinska ševa, Ušata ševa, Планинска шева, Ушата (Планинска) шева, Ушата шева
Swedish: Berglärka
Turkish: Kulaklı toygar, kulakly toygar, Құлақты бозторғай
Tuvinian: Калдарак, Мыйыстыг хамнаарак
Ukrainian: Жайворонок рогатий , Рогатий жайворонок
Chinese: [jiao bai-ling], [ludi bai-ling], 土画眉, 角百灵, 角百靈, 陆地百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 土畫眉, 角百靈, 陸地百靈

 

         

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