What is another word for Genus Pedionomus?
2 synonyms found
[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˈɛdɪˌɒnɒməs], [ dʒˈɛnəs pˈɛdɪˌɒnɒməs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˈɛ_d_ɪ__ˌɒ_n_ɒ_m_ə_s]
The genus Pedionomus belongs to the family Alaudidae, which is commonly referred to as larks. This genus includes just one species, Pedionomus torquatus, which has a number of different common names depending on the area in which it is found. In Australia, it is commonly referred to as the plains-wanderer or the pintpot, whereas in Argentina it is known as the caminera. Synonyms for the genus Pedionomus include the Jardine's bushlark, the Australian bushlark, and the leaf-warbler lark. This small bird is unique in its behavior of females taking multiple mates and males incubating the eggs and raising the young.