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Greater Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes doriae  
Greater Hoopoe Lark
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Greater Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 27 January 2014
English synonyms:Hoopoe Lark, Hoopoe-Lark, Greater Hoopoe-Lark, Bifasciated Lark, Large Desert Lark
Bird Family :Alaudidae - Larks
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :It was a sheer delight to see this master sprinter of the salt desert. It would sprint, stop for a split second, feed on the grub mainly from any vehicle track and would run again. - JK