Species Details


Horsfield's (Singing) Bushlark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Mirafra javanica
Family : Alaudidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages, Coast
Description : Horsfield's (Singing) Bushlark is a small,thickset bird with a large head,a short sparrow-like bill and a small crest which is only visible when raised.The underparts are pale with a brown tail. The adult upper parts and crown are near black.Juveniles are similar but the crown and upper parts are neatly scaled by narrow white fringes to the feathers.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: melinda1 (www.inaturalist.org/people/melinda1 ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Somkiat Pakapinyo (Chai)more information, please contact us.