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Cape Clapper Lark

Mirafra apiata (Vieillot, 1816)

The Clapper Lark, Mirafra apiata, is a small passerine bird which breeds in southern Africa. It derives its name from the wing clapping which forms part of the display flight. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Mirafra

Scientific:
  Mirafra apiata

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1816)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 1 p.342

Protonym:
  Alauda apiata

Avibase ID:
  6E24D50213D3160A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6E24D502

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561144

Geographic range:

  • Mirafra apiata apiata (apiata): SW Namibia and w coastal plain and interior South Africa
  • Mirafra apiata marjoriae: South Africa (Coastal plain of Western Cape)
English:
Cape Clapper Lark
Czech:
skřivan tleskavý
German:
Grasklapperlerche
Danish:
Klapperlærke
Spanish:
Alondra Aplaudidora de El Cabo
Finnish:
kapinräikkäkiuru
French:
Alouette bateleuse
Italian:
Allodola battiali del Capo
Japanese:
haiiroyabuhibari
Japanese:
ハイイロヤブヒバリ
Dutch:
Klapperleeuwerik
Norwegian:
Klaprelerke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Klaprelerke
Polish:
skowroniec przyladkowy
Portuguese:
Cotovia batedora
Russian:
Травяной кустарниковый жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok rapotavý
Swedish:
klapplärka
Ukrainian:
Фірлюк лучний
Chinese:
振翅歌百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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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Clements 1st edition:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Mirafra [apiata or fasciolata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Hoeveldklappertjie, Hoëveldklappertjie, Kaapse Klappertjie
Catalan: alosa del Cap
Czech: Skrivan tleskavý, skřivan tleskavý, skřívan tleskavý
Danish: Klapperlærke
German: Grasklapperlerche
English: Bar-tailed Lark, Cape Clapper Lark, Cape Clapper-Lark, Clapper Lark
English (IOC): Cape Clapper Lark
Spanish: Alondra Aplaudidora de El Cabo, Alondra Palmeadora
Spanish (Spain): Alondra Aplaudidora del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Clapper Lark
Finnish: kapinräikkäkiuru, Räikkäkiuru
French: Alouette bateleuse, Alouette variée
Italian: Allodola battiali, Allodola battiali del Capo, Allodola delle nuvole meridionale
Japanese: haiiroyabuhibari
Japanese: ハイイロヤブヒバリ
Scientific: Alauda apiata, Mirafra apiata, Mirafra apiata apiata, Mirafra batesi, Mirafra damarensis, Mirafra hewitti
Lithuanian: Pievinis krūmyninis vieversys
Dutch: Klapperleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Klaprelerke
Norwegian: Klaprelerke
Polish: skowroniec przyladkowy, skowroniec przylądkowy
Portuguese: Cotovia batedora, Cotovia-batedora
Russian: Травяной кустарниковый жаворонок
Slovak: škovránok rapotavý
Serbian: Kapska mirafra ševa
Sotho, Southern: Mote, 'Mote
Swedish: Kapsavannlärka, klapplärka
Tswana: Sebotha
Ukrainian: Фірлюк лучний
Chinese: 振翅歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 南非振翅歌百靈

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