Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Oriental Skylark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Alauda gulgula
Family : Alaudidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages, Grasslands
Description : Oriental Skylark are small birds with rounded feathers. They are mainly brown in color with prominent dark brown streaks on each feather. They have a small crest which is noticable only if erected. Their upper beak is greyish while the lower one is pinkish grey.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Tero Linjama(www.xeno-canto.org/Tero Linjama), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.