Last modified on 24 November 2014, at 10:18

Eremophila alpestris

IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoPasseriformes • SubordoPasseri • SuperfamiliaSylvioidea • FamiliaAlaudidae • GenusEremophila (bird) • Species: Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

IUCN: Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Least Concern)

Black-masked Eurasian subspeciesEdit

Black on cheeks joining black breast band. Several subspecies, high mountains of SE Europe east to central Asia.

Light-masked Eurasian subspeciesEdit

Black on cheeks not joining black breast band. Arctic Eurasia (flava, brandti), Atlas Mountains (atlas).

North American subspeciesEdit

Black on cheeks not joining black breast band. Several subspecies, throughout North America.

Illustrations & historical imagesEdit

Subspecies and locations not specified unless stated