English: Asian Short-toed Lark, Mongolian Short-toed LarkBody length: 13-14 cm
Russian: Солончаковый жаворонок
Дэрсний жиргэмэл, Дэрсний бялзуумар
French: Alouette de Swinhoe
Japanese: アジアコヒバリ (Ajia-ko-hibari)
Wing span: 25-31 cm
Breeding visitor /partial migrant
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 2-4
Egg colour: Glossy yellowish with brown or
reddish-brown speckles, spots.
Brood: 1-2 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Insects, spiders, and earthworms,
seeds, and buds of various plants.
Habitat: Inhabits open habits. Nests on the
ground, covered by tall grass, short Carnaga spp. bushes, and tussocks in open
arid and saline-marshy habits with short and sparse vegetation in steppe,
Caragana steppe, plains and valleys of lakes. The nest is built with dried
grass and lined with softer and finer grasses and hair.