Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Greater Hoopoe-Lark
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Described by: Desfontaines (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Hoopoe-lark, Bifasciated Lark, Hoopoe-lark, Hoopoe Lark, Large Desert Lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. and Saharan Africa through the Middle East to India;
(1) Cape Verde Is.
(2) N. Africa (Sahara s. to sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, c. Mali, c. Niger, s. Chad, c. Sudan and nw. Somalia).
(3) C. Syria and e. Arabia and Iraq to Pakistan, and nw. India.
(4) Red Sea area in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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