Oriental Skylark


Scientific Name: Alauda gulgula
Common Name: Oriental Skylark
Other Names: Small Skylark

Identifying Features: streaked body, pink beak, small size, brown color

Fun Facts:

  • Small Skylark is popular for its ebullient rocketing flight display and intricate song.
  • It has small prong-like crest on the head which gets raised as a courtship ritual or when the bird gets excited.


This image was clicked by Nitoo Das.

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