I recently encountered my first juvenile Temminck's Larks and was initially thrown by how different they appear compared to adults, which led to some confusion as to their ID. These videos show juveniles preening, looking for food, begging and taking food from an adult, as well as interacting with each other. I hope the videos help others to avoid the confusion I faced when first trying to ID them as what actually was happening between them and an obvious adult Temminck's was ambiguous through the view finder and only clear once I had a chance to watch the videos on my laptop.
This is the most up-to-date checklist of bird species and subspecies recorded in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, including Iran and the Arabian Peninsula – the ‘greater’ Western Palearctic. Species are presented in systematic order, and each species entry includes scientific and English names, taxonomic notes, distribution and range/vagrancy occurrences within the region.
CitationGregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1567994. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1567994.
Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1567994. Video of Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha at Thumamah, Saudi Arabia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1567994.
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