Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Bengal Bushlark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Mirafra assamica
Family : Alaudidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : Bengal Bushlark is a small brown bird with rufous wings.The adult is grey-brown above with a dark streaks and has rufous-buff underparts with dark spotting on the breast.It has brown irises,multicolored short thick pointed bill and pinkish legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile has more prominent dark centres and pale fringes on its feathers of the upperparts.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Sayam U. Chowdhury(www.xeno-canto.org/Sayam U. Chowdhury), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.