Spizalauda malabarica

Spizalauda malabarica, Scop.

765bis. :- Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. IV, p. 1; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 418 ; Swinhoe and Barnes, Central India; Ibis, 1885, p. 130.

THE LARGE CROWN CREST LARK.

Differs from deva in being darker in plumage, more rufous above, and whiter beneath, and has larger and more numerous breast spots.

This Lark is not uncommon in parts of the Deccan and Northern Guzerat.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Spizalauda malabarica
Spp Author: 
Scop.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
282
Common name: 
Large Crown Crest Lark
M_ID: 
21782
M_CN: 
Malabar Lark
M_SN: 
Galerida malabarica
id: 
11848

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