Sun lark

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Sun lark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Galerida
Species: G. modesta
Binomial name
Galerida modesta
Heuglin, 1864

The sun lark (Galerida modesta) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family.

It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savannah and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.