Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Alaudidae > Genus: Melanocorypha > Species: Melanocorypha leucoptera

White-winged Lark - Melanocorypha leucoptera (Pallas, 1811)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code A524

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alouette leucoptère French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calandra siberiana Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calandria Aliblanca Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Calhandra-d'asa-branca Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Szibériai pacsirta Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Valkosiipikiuru Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vitvingad lärka Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Weißflügellerche German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
White-winged Lark English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Witvleugelleeuwerik Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Alauda leucoptera Pallas, 1811
Melanocorypha sibirica (Gmelin, 1789)
Alauda sibirica Gmelin, 1789

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:09650 European bird-ringing
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
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External data

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