Lark bird (Alaudidae) is a medium-sized bird species native to Africa, America. Lark birds are the member of the songbird family. They have a large number of species around 91 species. Also, this bird species is belongs to Old World.
Name & Scientific Name of Lark Bird
Their scientific name is Alaudidae.
Scientific Classification of Lark Bird
Larks belong to the family Alaudidae. There are 91 species of lark bird. Their conservation status is 'Not extinct'. These species are listed on the red list on ICUN.
Living locations & Habitat of Lark Bird
Lark is found in Asia, Australia, America, Europe, Africa. They are habitats such as wetlands, desert.
Physical Classification of Lark Bird
Lark is a small to medium-sized bird and its whole body covers with grey or brown feathers with black spots on its body. Those species have long claws. Some of the larks are had horn-like sheep on their head. An adult length around 18 cm to 20 cm and the wingspan up to 30 cm to 34 cm. Their weight around 17 g to 62 g. They can fly at speed of up to 40 km/h.
Diet, Prey & Predator of Lark Bird
Lark is mainly part of the Omnivore diet, which means they eat meat and plants. They mostly eat insects, seeds, grasses, leaves, fruits. Lark has some natural predators like falcons, owls, shrikes, snakes, eagles.
Lifestyle and lifespan of Lark Bird
Their lifespan up to 2 to 3 years in the wild. Lark is a diurnal and solitary bird. But sometimes they live in a small group.
Breed of Lark Bird
At the age of 10 to 12 months males and females, are ready to sexually mature. After the incubation period lasts around 10 to 16 days. Large Cormorant lay two to five eggs in a breeding season. The young are called 'Chick'.
- Lark bird is a member of the singing bird family. They are popular for their singing.
FAQ1: Why lark birds are popular?
Lark birds are popular for their singing.