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Australasian or Singing Lark

Mirafra [javanica or cantillans] (= Mirafra javanica) Horsfield, 1821

Horsfield's bush lark is a species of lark which inhabits grassland throughout most of Australia and much of Southeast Asia. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Mirafra
Scientific:
  Mirafra javanica


Original description

Citation:
  Horsfield, 1821

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) p.159

Protonym:
  Mirafra Javanica

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754892


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5BFC242DE6E8C7E6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5BFC242D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5BFC242D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561156

Geographic range:

  • Mirafra cantillans cantillans: N India
  • Mirafra cantillans marginata: South Sudan, eastern Uganda, northern and southeastern Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, western Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania
  • Mirafra cantillans chadensis: Senegal and Mali to Sudan and w Ethiopia
  • Mirafra cantillans simplex: W Arabia
  • Mirafra javanica javanica: S Borneo, Java and Bali
  • Mirafra javanica [williamsoni or beaulieui]: Local in s China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina and s Vietnam
  • Mirafra javanica philippinensis: N Philippines (Luzon and Mindoro)
  • Mirafra javanica mindanensis: S Philippines (Mindanao)
  • Mirafra javanica parva: Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba and Flores)
  • Mirafra javanica timorensis: E Lesser Sundas (Sawu and Timor)
  • Mirafra javanica aliena: N, ne and s New Guinea
  • Mirafra javanica halli: N Western Australia
  • Mirafra javanica soderbergi: Arnhem Land (northern Northern Territory), Australia
  • Mirafra javanica melvillensis: Melville and Bathurst Islands (Northern Territory)
  • Mirafra javanica rufescens: E Northern Territory to nw Queensland and ne South Australia
  • Mirafra javanica horsfieldii: eastern Australia, from ne Queensland (southern Cape York Peninsula) south to se South Australia
  • Mirafra javanica secunda: S South Australia
  • Mirafra javanica forresti: NE Western Australia
  • Mirafra javanica athertonensis: NE Queensland (Atherton-Evelyn Tablelands)
  • Mirafra javanica woodwardi: Extreme nw Western Australia
  • Show more...
English:
Australasian or Singing Lark
French:
Alouette de Java ou A. chanteuse


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Australasian or Singing Lark ( Mirafra [javanica or cantillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Australasian or Singing Lark ( Mirafra [javanica or cantillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Australasian or Singing Lark ( Mirafra [javanica or cantillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Australasian or Singing Lark ( Mirafra [javanica or cantillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Australasian or Singing Lark ( Mirafra [javanica or cantillans])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Singing Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Horsfield's Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Singing Bushlark ( Mirafra javanica) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Mirafra javanica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Mirafra javanica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Mirafra javanica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Mirafra [javanica, passerina or cantillans]

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Other synonyms


German: Horsfieldlerche
English: Australasian or Singing Lark, Horsfield's Bushlark, Singing Bushlark
Esperanto: Erikeja alaŭdo
Spanish: Alondra de Java
French: Alouette de Java, Alouette de Java ou A. chanteuse
Scientific: Mirafra [javanica or cantillans], Mirafra javanica, Mirafra javanica javanica
Nepali: गाइने भारद्वाज
Thai: นกจาบฝนเสียงใส
Ukrainian: Фірлюк яванський

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