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Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla dukhunensis  
Greater Short-toed Lark
Photographer : © Prasad Ganpule
Location :Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 6 November 2016
English synonyms:European Short-toed Lark, Short-toed Lark, Redcapped Lark, Red-capped Lark, Rufous Short-toed Lark (cinerea), Sykes's Short-toed Lark (dukhunensis), Syke's Short-toed Lark (dukhunensis), Mongolian Short-toed Lark (dukhunensis), Eastern Short-toed Lark (dukhunensis)
Bird Family :Alaudidae - Larks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Sykes's Short-toed Lark is now treated as a separate species (split from Greater Short-toed Lark) by some authorities. Its status in Gujarat is not clear and it is thought to be a vagrant here in the state. - PG