Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Prefers dry, baren soils in Spain, north Africa, and Turkey eastwards across the semi-deserts of central Asia to Mongolia and China.
Field Notes: Small pale lark, smaller even than Greater Short-toed Lark. It is dark-streaked greyish-brown above, and white below. It has a pale supercilium, and a short stubby bill. This species also lacks the dark neck patches of Greater Short-toed Lark, and has fine streaking across the breast.
Personal Notes: Seen in Donana National Park, Spain.