Tibetan lark

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Tibetan lark
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Melanocorypha
Species: M. maxima
Binomial name
Melanocorypha maxima
Blyth, 1867
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The Tibetan lark (Melanocorypha maxima) is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found on the Tibetan plateau from north-western India to central China.[3] Alternate names for this species include the Asiatic lark, long-billed calandra lark and long-billed lark.[4]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Melanocorypha maxima". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Based on maps in the Handbook of the Birds of the World and the BirdLife Datazone
  3. ^ "Nicators, reedling & larks « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 
  4. ^ "Melanocorypha maxima - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 

External links[edit]

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