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Dusky Lark

Pinarocorys nigricans (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

The dusky lark, also known as the dusky bush lark or rufous-rumped bush lark, is a species of migratory lark in the family Alaudidae. It is native to the southern Afrotropics. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Pinarocorys
Scientific:
  Pinarocorys nigricans


Original description

Citation:
  (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

Reference:
   Öfvers. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akad. Förh. 7 p.99

Protonym:
  Alauda nigricans

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/60167550#page/109/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  511C1E5A797CBD71

Avibase ID:
  avibase-511C1E5A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/511C1E5A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562169

Geographic range:

  • Pinarocorys nigricans nigricans: S Democratic Republic of the Congo, nw Zambia and sw Tanzania; >Namibia and Mozambique
  • Pinarocorys nigricans occidentis: SW Democratic Republic of the Congo and n Angola; >Namibia and Mozambique
English:
Dusky Lark
Catalan:
alosa fosca
Czech:
skřivan kropenatý
Danish:
Mørk Busklærke
German:
Drossellerche
Spanish:
Alondra Oscura
Spanish (Spain):
Alondra Oscura
Finnish:
rastaskiuru
French:
Alouette brune
Croatian:
čađastoleđa ševa
Italian:
Allodola fosca
Japanese (romaji):
usuguroseitakahibari
Japanese:
ウスグロセイタカヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Tamsusis krūmyninis vieversys
Dutch:
Lijsterleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Umbralerke
Norwegian:
Umbralerke
Polish:
masecznik ciemny
Portuguese:
cotovia-sombria
Russian:
Коньковый жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok tmavý
Serbian:
Tamna ševa
Swedish:
sotlärka
Ukrainian:
Фірлюк дроздовий
Chinese:
黑歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional):
黑歌百靈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Alouette brune ( Pinarocorys nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pinarocorys [nigricans or erythropygia] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Donkerlewerik
Catalan: alosa fosca
Czech: Skrivan kropenatý, skřivan kropenatý, skřívan kropenatý
Danish: Mørk Busklærke
German: Drossellerche
English: Dusky Bush Lark, Dusky Bushlark, Dusky Lark, Rufous-rumped Bush Lark
English, HBW: Dusky Lark
English (IOC): Dusky Lark
English (United States): Dusky Lark
Esperanto: Malhela alaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra Oscura, Alondra Sombría
Spanish (Spain): Alondra Oscura
Spanish (HBW): Dusky Lark
Finnish: Rastaskiuru
French: Alouette brune, Ammomane brune
Croatian: čađastoleđa ševa
Italian: Allodola di macchia bruna, Allodola fosca
Japanese (romaji): usuguroseitakahibari, usuguroseitakayabuhibari
Japanese: ウスグロセイタカヒバリ, ウスグロセイタカヤブヒバリ
Kwangali: Yisimatuli
Scientific: Alauda nigricans, Mirafra nigricans, Mirafra nigricans nigricans, Pinarocorys nigricans, Pinarocorys nigricans nigricans
Lithuanian: Tamsusis krūmyninis vieversys
Dutch: Lijsterleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Umbralerke
Norwegian: Umbralerke
Polish: masecznik ciemny
Portuguese: Calhandra sombria, Calhandra-sombria, Cotovia-sombria
Portuguese (Portugal): cotovia-sombria
Russian: Дроздовидный кустарниковый жаворонок, Коньковый жаворонок
Slovak: škovránok tmavý
Serbian: Tamna ševa
Swedish: Mörk savannlärka, sotlärka
Swahili: Kipozamataza Mgongo-mweusi
Turkish: Karaca toygar
Tsonga: Xihelagadzi
Ukrainian: Фірлюк дроздовий
Chinese: 黑歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 黑歌百靈

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