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Greater Hoopoe Lark (Alaemon alaudipes) - Povoação Velha, Boa Vista, Cape Verde | by www.pbase.com/davebarnes
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Greater Hoopoe Lark (Alaemon alaudipes) - Povoação Velha, Boa Vista, Cape Verde

..... and Iago Sparrow (Passer iagoensis). The Hoopoe Lark was working pretty hard to find food by vigorously digging in the desert. This altercation came about when he objected to the female Sparrow attempting to take the spoils of his labour. The Sparrow survived to scrounge another day.

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Taken on March 1, 2015