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Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica]

Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica] (= Alauda arvensis) Linnaeus, C 1758

The Eurasian skylark is a passerine bird in the lark family, Alaudidae. It is a widespread species found across Europe and the Palearctic with introduced populations in New Zealand, Australia and on the Hawaiian Islands. It is a bird of open farmland and heath, known for the song of the male, which is delivered in hovering flight from heights of 50 to 100 metres. The sexes are alike. It is streaked greyish-brown above and on the breast and has a buff-white belly. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Alauda
Scientific:
  Alauda arvensis


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.165

Protonym:
  Alauda arvensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727072


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A12C81F0AB77BB4D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A12C81F0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A12C81F0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178398

Geographic range:

  • Alauda arvensis arvensis: Azores; Europe from Wales to Norway, Ural Mts. and Alps
  • Alauda arvensis scotica: Ireland, nw England, Scotland and Faeroe Islands
  • Alauda arvensis cantarella: S Europe to Balkans, Crimea and Iran; >N Africa
  • Alauda arvensis armenica: Transcaucasia and e Turkey to sw Iran (Zagros and Elburz mts.)
  • Alauda arvensis sierrae: C and s Portugal to s Spain
  • Alauda arvensis guillelmi: N Portugal and nw Spain
  • Alauda arvensis harterti: Mts. of nw Africa
  • Alauda japonica intermedia: breeds in southeastern Siberia and Korea, probably also in northeastern China; winters in southeastern China
  • Alauda japonica pekinensis: NE Siberia to Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka Pen. and Kuril Is.
  • 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: breeds northeastern Siberia, northern Korean Peninsula, and Shantar and Sakhalins); winters in northeastern China, Korea, and Japan
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English:
Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica]
French:
Alouette des champs [excl. japonica]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica] ( Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica] ( Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica] ( Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica] ( Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica])
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Sky Lark ( Alauda arvensis) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Alauda [arvensis or japonica]

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Arabic: قبرة الحقول
Asturian: Calandria
Azerbaijani: Tarla torağayı
Belarusian: Палявы жаўрук
Bulgarian: Полска чучулига
Breton: An alc'hweder sant Pêr
Catalan: alosa comuna
Catalan (Balears): Alosa
Czech: skřivan polní
Chuvash: Тăри
Welsh: Ehedydd
Danish: Sanglærke
German: Feldlerche
Greek: (Κοινή) Σιταρήθρα
Greek (Cypriot): Τρασιήλα
English: Eurasian Skylark [excl. japonica], Sky Lark
English (New Zealand): Skylark
Esperanto: kampalaûdo
Spanish: Alondra Común
Spanish (Spain): Alondra Común
Estonian: Põldlõoke
Basque: Hegatxabal arrunta
Persian: چکاوک آسمانی
Finnish: kiuru
Faroese: Lerkur
French: Alouette des champs, Alouette des champs [excl. japonica]
Frisian: Ljurk
Irish: Fuiseog
Gaelic: Uiseag
Galician: Laverca
Manx: Ushag Tappagh
Hebrew: זרעית
Croatian: Poljska Ševa
Hungarian: Mezei pacsirta
Armenian: Դաշտային արտույտ
Icelandic: Sönglævirki
Italian: Allodola
Japanese (romaji): hibari
Japanese: ヒバリ
Japanese (Kanji): 雲雀
Georgian: მინდვრის ტოროლა
Khakas: Постарғай
Kazakh: Шабындық бозторғайы
Kazakh (Transliteration): şabındıq boz-torğayı
Korean: 종다리
Korean (Transliteration): jongdari
Cornish: Awhesyth
Scientific: Alauda arvensis, Alauda arvensis [excl. japonica], Alauda arvensis arvensis
Luxembourgish: Léierchen
Lithuanian: Dirvinis vieversys
Latvian: Lauku cīrulis
Macedonian: полска чучулига
Mongolian: Боролзой болжмор
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠭᠣᠣ᠎ᠠ ᠪᠥᠯᠵᠥᠮᠥᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠭᠣᠣ᠎ᠠ ᠪᠥᠯᠵᠥᠮᠥᠷ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Гуа болжмор
Mongolian (Transliteration): borolzoi bogshirаg
Maltese: Alwetta
Nepali: गोलासिनी भारद्वाज
Dutch: Veldleeuwerik
Norwegian: Sanglerke
Polish: skowronek
Pinyin: ōu-yà yún-què
Portuguese: Laverca
Portuguese (Portugal): Laverca
Romansh: Lodola da prada
Romanian: Ciocârlie
Russian: Полевой жаворонок
Sardinian: Allňdola
Scots: Uiseag
Northern Sami: Leivvoš
Slovak: škovránok poľný
Slovenian: poljski škrjanec
Albanian: Lauresha
Serbian: poljska ševa
Swedish: sånglärka
Turkish: Tarlakuşu
Tuvinian: Шөл хамнаарагы
Ukrainian: Жайворонок польовий
Chinese: 云雀
Chinese (Traditional): 歐亞雲雀
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 歐亞雲雀
Chinese (Taiwan): 欧亚云雀

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