Crested Lark

Scientific Name: Galerida cristata
Common Name: Crested Lark
Other Names: Chandul

Identifying Features: crest on head, small size, brown colour, short tail, light brown outer feathers, plumage downy but sparse and appear whitish

Fun Facts:

  • Crested Lark is known for the distinguishing crest present on its head.
  • To attract others, they use to sing from heights where they stay suspended in the air following a fall which resembles a parachute dropping to the ground.


This image was clicked by Paul Wattsvia Flickr.

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