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Rudd's Lark

Heteromirafra ruddi (Grant, CHB, 1908)

Rudd's lark is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitat is high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Heteromirafra
Scientific:
  Heteromirafra ruddi


Original description

Citation:
  (Grant, CHB, 1908)

Reference:
  Bull.Br.Orn.Club p.111

Protonym:
  Heteronyx ruddi

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100926#page/137/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2B8E5C63220CDA77

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2B8E5C63

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2B8E5C63


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560426


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Heteromirafra ruddi: High altitude grasslands of e South Africa
English:
Rudd's Lark
Catalan:
alosa de Rudd
Czech:
skřivan krátkoocasý
Danish:
Lesotholærke
German:
Transvaalspornlerche
Spanish:
Alondra de Rudd
Spanish (Spain):
Alondra de Rudd
Finnish:
ruohikkokiuru
French:
Alouette de Rudd
Croatian:
gorska ševa
Hungarian:
sarkantyús bokorpacsirta
Italian:
Allodola di Rudd
Japanese (romaji):
niseyabuhibari
Japanese:
ニセヤブヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Rudo ilganagis vieversys
Dutch:
Sporenleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Transvaallerke
Norwegian:
Transvaallerke
Polish:
pazurczak jasny
Portuguese:
cotovia-de-rudd
Russian:
Короткохвостый жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok vzpriamený
Swedish:
ruddlärka
Ukrainian:
Шпорець південний
Chinese:
拉氏歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional):
長趾歌百靈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Alouette de Rudd ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Alouette de Rudd ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
Rudd's Lark ( Mirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Heteromirafra ruddi ruddi [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Heteromirafra ruddi ruddi [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Rudd's Lark ( Heteromirafra ruddi) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heteromirafra ruddi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heteromirafra ruddi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Heteromirafra [ruddi or archeri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Drakensberglewerik
Catalan: alosa de Rudd
Czech: Skrivan krátkoocasý, skřivan krátkoocasý, skřívan krátkoocasý
Danish: Lesotholærke
German: Spornlerche, Transvaalspornlerche
English: Long-clawed Lark, Rudd's Lark, Rudd's Long-clawed Lark, South African Long-clawed Lark
English, HBW: Rudd's Lark
English (IOC): Rudd's Lark
English (United States): Rudd's Lark
Esperanto: Ruda alaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra de Rudd
Spanish (Spain): Alondra de Rudd
Spanish (HBW): Rudd's Lark
Finnish: Ruohikkokiuru
French: Alouette de Rudd
Croatian: gorska ševa
Hungarian: sarkantyús bokorpacsirta
Italian: Allodola di Rudd
Japanese (romaji): niseyabuhibari
Japanese: ニセヤブヒバリ
Scientific: Heteromirafra ruddi, Heteromirafra ruddi ruddi, Heteronyx ruddi, Mirafra ruddi
Lithuanian: Rudo ilganagis vieversys
Dutch: Sporenleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Transvaallerke
Norwegian: Transvaallerke
Polish: pazurczak jasny
Portuguese: Cotovia de Rudd, cotovia-de-rudd
Portuguese (Portugal): cotovia-de-rudd
Russian: Длинношпоровый жаворонок, Короткохвостый жаворонок, Краснопёрский жаворонок
Slovak: škovránok vzpriamený
Swedish: Ruddlärka
Turkish: Rudd toygarı
Ukrainian: Шпорець південний
Chinese: 拉氏歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 長趾歌百靈

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