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Cape Clapper Lark
Mirafra apiata (Vieillot, 1816)
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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Perched song.

392560
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392566
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Perched song.

392558
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae David Winter 2014-09-23 Overberg DC, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (10 m) flight call, song -

Displaying bird in low coastal fynbos in De Hoop Nature Reserve.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

304509
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Perched song.

392568
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Andrew Spencer 2015-09-16 Bontebok National Park, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (70 m) song -

song during flight displays in which the bird flew straight up from a small bush and then descended more slowly while clapping its wings and singing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

292640
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392565
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Flight song.

392556
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Gareth K. 2017-11-18 Malgas Farm Loop, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (90 m) flight call, song -

bird-seen:yes

400146
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Don Jones 22-9-2003 Fields west of Potteberg Guest House, Bredasdorp, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (156 m) display flight song (B) -   43611
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392564
xeno-canto.org
Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Alan Collett 27-10-2010 HEROLDS BAY, Western Cape (South Africa) (80 m) drawn out whistle (A) - I am not sure what this birds status is.For atlassing purposes I recorded it as Mirafra apiata(Cape Clapper Lark) because it did not appear on the species list but my field guide shows it as Mirafra marjoriae. 74437
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [also] [sono] 392571
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Rob van Bemmelen 2015-10-31 Barrydale (near Malgas), Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (70 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

288867
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Perched song.

392559
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

Perched song.

392567
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392561
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Gareth K. 2017-11-18 Barrydale, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (110 m) song -

Singing from a fence post

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

400147
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [also] [sono] 392570
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-24 South of Lambert's Bay, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [also] [sono] 392562
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Andrew Spencer 2015-09-14 Darling Wildflower Route, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (80 m) song -

song during flight displays in which the bird flew straight up from a small bush and then descended more slowly while clapping its wings and singing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

292650
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata marjoriae Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 De Hoop Nature reserve, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392569
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

More extensive song in flight.

392557
xeno-canto.org
Cape Clapper Lark - Mirafra apiata apiata Peter Boesman 2017-09-24 Elandsbaai area, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392563
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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