Black-crowned Sparrow-lark

Eremopterix nigriceps (Gould, 1839)

Summary

Lark with an extremely large distribution area.
Species mainly sedentary, however can perform short-distance migrations or dispersible movements. It occurs in the subtropical regions of North Africa, Arabian Peninsula and Southern Asia, in arid plains.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently an increase one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Behavior

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Habitat

It occurs in the subtropical regions of North Africa, Arabian Peninsula and Southern Asia, mainly in arid and semi-arid plains with grass or sparse low vegetation. It prefers sandy areas.

Feed

It feeds mainly of seeds, but also invertebrates.

Breeding

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