Graybacked Sparrow Lark

A lark of bare, dry places, this species is often seen walking or running on the ground. Occasionally, it settles on a branch after a short, low flight. The diet consists of seeds, plants, and small invertebrates.

• NEST A cup nest sunk in the ground, beside a stone or tuft.

• Distribution Parts of southern Africa.

gray feather edges on back white ear patch

Plumage Scxcs dim.r

Migration Non„migrant

Family ALAUDIDAE

Species Calandrella rvfescens length 5 in (13 cm)

streaked plumage

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Plumage Scxcs a|ikc

Habitat

Migration ,,artia| migrant

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