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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the larks.


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Alauda +‎ -idae


  • The resident avifauna are Saharan, Saharo-Sahelian and Saharo-montane species: sand grouse Pteroclididae, doves Columbidae, barbets Capidonidae, larks Alaudidae, buntings Emberizidae, weavers Ploceidae, ravens and crows Corvidae are conspicuous.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • Among the characteristic birds of the ecoregion are buntings (Emberizidae), especially red-headed bunting (Emberiza bruniceps), larks (Alaudidae), wheatears (Oenanthe), pipits (Anthus spp.), black-belleied sand grouse (Pterocles orientalis), and steppe eagle (Aquila rapax).

    Kazakh semi-desert

  • These include different redstarts (Muscicapidae), swallows (Hirundinidae), larks (Alaudidae), sparrows (Passeridae), common and European goldfinch (Fringillidae), and buntings.

    Baluchistan xeric woodlands


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