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Rufous Short-toed Lark

Alaudala somalica (Sharpe, RB 1895)

The Somali short-toed lark is a small passerine bird of the lark family found in eastern and north-eastern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
   Alaudala
Scientific:
  Alaudala somalica


Original description

Citation:
  (Sharpe, RB 1895)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1895, Part 3 p.472

Protonym:
  Alaudula somalica

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/97158#page/574/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  61CECCA7EFE4EB4D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-61CECCA7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/61CECCA7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558986

Geographic range:

  • Alaudala somalica somalica: E Ethiopia to n Somalia
  • Alaudala somalica megaensis: S Ethiopia
  • Alaudala somalica perconfusa: C and w plateau of n Somalia
  • Alaudala somalica athensis: Kenya and ne Tanzania
English:
Rufous Short-toed Lark
Catalan:
terrerola de Somàlia
Czech:
skřivánek somálský
Danish:
Somalidværglærke/Athidværglærke
German:
Halsfleckenlerche
Spanish:
Terrera Somalí
Spanish (Spain):
Terrera Somalí
Finnish:
somalianpikkukiuru
French:
Alouette roussâtre
Italian:
Calandrella di Somalia
Japanese (romaji):
somariakohibari
Japanese:
ソマリアコヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Somalinis trumpapirštis vieversys
Dutch:
Somalische Kortteenleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Somalidverglerke
Norwegian:
Somalidverglerke
Polish:
skowrończyk rdzawy
Russian:
Сомалийский жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok okuliarnatý
Swedish:
somaliadvärglärka/athidvärglärka
Ukrainian:
Жайворонок сомалійський
Chinese:
棕短趾百灵
Chinese (Traditional):
棕短趾百靈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala [somalica or athensis])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rufous Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2022):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Alouette roussâtre ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Clements, version 2021:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements, version 2015:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Clements, version 2018:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Clements, version 2019:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella somalica) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Somali Short-toed Lark ( Alaudala somalica) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Alaudala [rufescens, heini, cheleensis, somalica or athensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3  4  5 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: terrerola de Somàlia
Czech: skřivánek somálský
Danish: Somalidværglærke, Somalidværglærke/Athidværglærke
German: Benson-Lerche, Halsfleckenlerche, Somalia-Kurzzehenlerche, Somalilerche
English: Rufous Short-toed Lark, Rufous Short-toed or Athi Short-toed Lark, Somali Short-toed Lark
English, HBW: Somali Short-toed Lark
English (IOC): Somali/Athi Short-toed Lark
English (Kenya): Somali Short-toed Lark
English (United States): Somali Short-toed Lark
Esperanto: Mallongfingra somalia alaŭdo
Spanish: Terrera Somalí
Spanish (Spain): Terrera Somalí
Spanish (HBW): Somali Short-toed Lark
Estonian: triip-väikelõoke
Finnish: Somalianpikkukiuru
French: Alouette roussâtre, Alouette roussâtre ou A. d'Athi
Italian: Calandrella di Somalia, Calandrella rossiccia
Japanese (romaji): somariakohibari
Japanese: ソマリアコヒバリ
Scientific: Alaudala [somalica or athensis], Alaudala somalica, Alaudala somalica somalica, Alaudula somalica, Calandrella [somalica or athensis], Calandrella somalica, Calandrella somalica somalica
Lithuanian: Somalinis trumpapirštis vieversys
Dutch: Somalische Kortteenleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Somalidverglerke
Norwegian: Somalidverglerke
Polish: skowronczyk rdzawy, skowrończyk rdzawy
Portuguese (Portugal): calhandrinha-somali
Russian: Сомалийский жаворонок, Сомальский жаворонок
Slovak: škovránka hrdzavá, škovránok okuliarnatý
Swedish: somaliadvärglärka/athidvärglärka, Somalidvärglärka
Swahili: Kipozamataza Madole-mafupi
Turkish: Somali çorak toygar
Ukrainian: Жайворонок сомалійський
Chinese: 棕短趾百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 棕短趾百靈

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