Japanese skylark

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Japanese skylark
Alauda arvensis japonica in field.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Alauda
Species: A. arvensis
Subspecies: A. a. japonica
Trinomial name
Alauda arvensis japonica
Temminck & Schlegel, 1848

Alauda japonica

The Japanese skylark (Alauda arvensis japonica) is a subspecies of Eurasian skylark. Formerly, combined with five other subspecies of the Eurasian skylark, it was considered to be its own separate species (as Alauda japonica).


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). Alauda japonica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3