Scientific Name - Mirafra erythroptera
The Indian Bush Lark, Indian Bushlark or Red-winged Bushlark is a species of bushlark found in South Asia mainly in India.
Size - Sparrow
It can be distinguished from other larks of same size by the large chestnut patch on the wings. Sexes alike.
Distribution(India) - It can be found throughout India excepting the humid heavy rainfall tracts.
Nesting: Season - April to October.
Ashy crowned Sparrow Lark
Scientific Name - Eremopterix griseus
The Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark also known as the Ashy-crowned Finch-lark.
Size - Sparrow. Its a small thick billed crestless lark.
The male is sandy brown overall with a black belly, chin, lower lores and eye stripe.The female is pale brown and very similar to a female House Sparrow
Distribution(India) - It is found all over India from the Himalayas to Kanyakuari and east to about Kolkata.
Scientific Name - Ammomanes phoenicura
The Rufous-tailed Lark also sometimes called the Rufous-tailed Finch-Lark. Its a dark rufous brown stout-billed lark with a bright rufous tail ending in a black band.
Sexes alike. Pairs or small flocks in dry open country.
Distribution(India) - The greater part of peninsular and continental India, north to Ganga river. Not seen in NE states.
Nesting Season - Feb to May