1228. Alaudula rufescens seebohmi

(1228) Alaudula rufescens seebohmi.

Seebohm's Sand-Lark.

Alaudula seebohmi Sharpe, Oat. B. M. xiii, p. 590 (1890; (Turkestan).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Similar to the preceding bird but a little paler and less distinctly streaked. They also display a faint vinous tinge never seen in A. r. persica. The bill is much finer than in that bird.

Colours of soft parts as in A. r. persica.

Measurements. Wing 85 to 94 mm.; tail 61 to 66 mm.; tarsus 20 to 21 mm.; culmen 9 to 10 mm.

Distribution. East Turkestan; Yarkand, Kashgar and Aksu ; North-West Frontier Province.

Nidification. There appears to be nothing on record which definitely refers to this race.

Habits. Those of the species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1228. Alaudula rufescens seebohmi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1228
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
333
Common name: 
Seebohms Sand Lark
M_ID: 
21689
M_SN: 
Calandrella cheleensis seebohmi
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
4103

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