Asian Short-toed Lark Alaudala cheleensis Scientific name definitions

Per Alström, Sundev Gombobaatar, and Paul F. Donald
Version: 2.0 — Published October 24, 2023

About the Author(s)


Per Alström see staff bio.

Gombobaatar Sundev (nicknamed Gomboo) has been working for the National University of Mongolia for the last three decades. He is one of the best known lecturers, mentors and bird scientists in Mongolia, and has been mentoring most bird researchers and young ornithologists in his country. He has published more than 300 scientific publications with his colleagues and collaborators on birds in Mongolia, including well known books, such as Mongolian RedList of Birds (2011), A Summary Conservation Action Plan for Mongolian Birds (2011), Asian Raptors, volumes 1-2 (2012 and 2018), A Field Guide to the Birds of Mongolia (2019), and Birds of Mongolia, volume1-2 (2021).

Dr Paul F. Donald is Senior Scientist with BirdLife International, and before that Principal Scientist with the RSPB. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge.

Recommended Citation

Alström, P., S. Gombobaatar, and P. F. Donald (2023). Asian Short-toed Lark (Alaudala cheleensis), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.lstlar2.02