Bimaculated Lark

Melanocorypha bimaculata (Ménétriés, 1832) BIMLA 9620
Family: Passeriformes > Alaudidae

Bimaculated Lark, Yoav Perlman

Bimaculated Lark is a large, chunky lark with a heavy bill; there have been only a handful of records this central Asian bird in Britain.


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Status and Trends

Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.


This species can be found on the following statutory and conservation listings and schedules.


We have no population estimates for this scarce species.


Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.


View a summary of recoveries in the Online Ringing Report.


Lifecycle and body size information about Bimaculated Lark, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.


Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.


For information in another language (where available) click on a linked name

Catalan: calàndria bimaculada
Czech: kalandra dvouskvrnná
Danish: Østlig Kalanderlærke
Dutch: Bergkalanderleeuwerik
Estonian: nõlva-stepilõoke
Finnish: ylänkökiuru
French: Alouette monticole
German: Bergkalanderlerche
Hungarian: hegyi kalandrapacsirta
Icelandic: Misturlævirki
Italian: Calandra asiatica
Latvian: divpunktu cirulis
Lithuanian: dvidemis stepinis vieversys
Norwegian: Fjellkalanderlerke
Polish: kalandra dwuplamista
Portuguese: calhandra-bastarda
Slovak: škovran dvojškvrnový
Slovenian: gorski kalander
Spanish: Calandria bimaculada
Swedish: asiatisk kalanderlärka

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