Rufous-naped Lark

Mirafra africana - Alouette à nuque rousse

Alouette à nuque rousse
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Alaudidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mirafra

  • Species
    :

    africana

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 33 à 55 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana) is a species of bird in the Alaudidae family.

Subspecific information 23 Subspecies

  • Mirafra africana henrici (Guinea to sw Ivory Coast)
  • Mirafra africana batesi (c Nigeria to se Niger and w Chad)
  • Mirafra africana stresemanni (nc Cameroon)
  • Mirafra africana bamendae (w Cameroon)
  • Mirafra africana kurrae (w Sudan)
  • Mirafra africana tropicalis (e Uganda and w Kenya to nw Tanzania)
  • Mirafra africana sharpii (nw Somalia)
  • Mirafra africana ruwenzoria (e DRCongo to sw Uganda)
  • Mirafra africana athi (c Kenya to ne Tanzania)
  • Mirafra africana harterti (sc Kenya)
  • Mirafra africana malbranti (Gabon to s DRCongo)
  • Mirafra africana chapini (se DRCongo and nw Zambia)
  • Mirafra africana occidentalis (w Angola)
  • Mirafra africana kabalii (ne Angola and nw Zambia)
  • Mirafra africana gomesi (e Angola and w Zambia)
  • Mirafra africana grisescens (w Zambia,n Botswana and nw Zimbabwe)
  • Mirafra africana pallida (sw Angola and nw Namibia)
  • Mirafra africana ghansiensis (e Namibia and w Botswana)
  • Mirafra africana nigrescens (ne Zambia and s Tanzania)
  • Mirafra africana isolata (se Malawi)
  • Mirafra africana nyikae (e Zambia, n Malawi and sw Tanzania)
  • Mirafra africana transvaalensis (Tanzania to n South Africa)
  • Mirafra africana africana (se South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Alouette à nuque rousse,
  • Alondra Nuquirrufa,
  • Cotovia-de-nuca-vermelha,
  • Rotnackenlerche,
  • vörösnyakú bokorpacsirta,
  • Roodnekleeuwerik,
  • Allodola nucarossiccia,
  • Rödnackad savannlärka,
  • Melankolilerke,
  • škovránok hnedotylový,
  • skřivan proměnlivý,
  • Rødnakket Busklærke,
  • punaniskakiuru,
  • Rooineklewerik,
  • alosa de clatell rogenc,
  • skowroniec sawannowy,
  • Африканский кустарниковый жаворонок,
  • チャイロヤブヒバリ,
  • 棕颈歌百灵,
  • 棕頸歌百靈,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Sources of information

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