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Wood Lark

Lullula arborea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Лесной жаворонок | Орман бозторғайы

2016-03-12
Tupkaragan, Mangystau.
© Aisagali Kadirov

Distribution

It is mainly found during migration in western Kazakhstan . Collecled 1 November 1975 in the lower Turgay basin near Zhalauly lake (Auezov et al., 1978), between Atyrau and Ganyushkino recorded 18 October 1941. Probable nesting in a valley of middle current of Ural river (Kovshar, Sklyarenko, 1989) not confirmed, as near Orenburg observed on migration only (Zarudnyy, 1988). One bird recorded on Tengiz lake 1 October 2000 (Koshkin, 2003) but not proved documentary. Also Wood Lark was found in the Volga-Ural area (Urdinsky forests) (Kovalenko, 2008). In winter was record 6 birds on 13 February 2013 40 km south of Aktau (Karpov, Kovshar, 2012).

Biology

Rare passage migrant. Occurs in steppe and desert with reed beds and some bushes. No other information.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.
В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.

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