We have been searching for it for a while but most individuals were hard to approach. This one was on the ground, then we realised why: juveniles around!
Pics show both.
Time about 4.00 pm, temperature ca. 30°C.
Special guest: Franck Chevalier
Pair on the ground feeding with a Crested lark
The Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix nigriceps) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel and Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.