Photo category:
Shrubland of Cyrenaica - Libya
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition
Vertebrates specimen collection

  • Photo taken Locality: Italy
  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Short-toed Lark
Passerine Birds
Shrubland of Cyrenaica (Libya) diorama

Photo of a Short-toed Lark, Calandrella brachydactyla. A small, migratory lark with brown-yellow plumage. It can be seen in the Mediterranean area from spring to autumn. This is a common bird of dry open country and cultivations. It nests on the ground and feeds on seeds and insects mainly on breeding season.