Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps

Described by: Gould (1839)
Alternate common name(s): Black-crowned Sparrow-lark, Black-crowned Finch-lark, White-fronted Sparrow-lark, White-crested Sparrow-lark, White-fronted Finch-lark, White-crested Finch-lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Seawater Farms Eritrea, Massawa, Eritrea - Date unknown © Jugal Tiwari 
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Sahel zone to Horn of Africa, Middle East to India;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Cape Verde Is.
(2) Spanish Sahara and s. Mauretania, s. Mali to the Nile Valley of n. Sudan.
(3) Se. Egypt, ne. Ethiopia, c. Sudan, n. and e. Somalia, Socotra Is., sw. and s. Arabia, se. Iraq, and s. Iran.
(4) S. Pakistan and nw. India


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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