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Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix verticalis (Smith, A, 1836)

The Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix verticalis) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Eremopterix

Scientific:
  Eremopterix verticalis

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1836)

Reference:
  Rep.Exped.Centr.Afr. p.48

Protonym:
  Megalotis verticalis

Avibase ID:
  86EA668E7E93EF3C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/86EA668E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559959

Geographic range:

  • Eremopterix verticalis verticalis: western and central South Africa (except for northwest), southeastern Botswana, southwestern Zimbabwe and Zambia
  • Eremopterix verticalis damarensis: coastal Angola to Namibia, Zambia, western Botswana, and northwestern South Africa
  • Eremopterix verticalis harti: Zambia (Liuwa Plain, Kalabo, Senanga and Siloana Plains)
  • Eremopterix verticalis khama: NE Botswana (Makgadikgadi) to Zambia and Zimbabwe
English:
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark
Czech:
skřivan škraboškový
German:
Graurückenlerche
Danish:
Nonnelærke
Spanish:
Terrera Dorsigrís
Finnish:
harmaavarpuskiuru
French:
Moinelette à dos gris
Icelandic:
Krúnulævirki
Italian:
Allodola passero dorsogrigio
Japanese:
shiroerisuzumehibari
Japanese:
シロエリスズメヒバリ
Dutch:
Grijsrugvinkleeuwerik
Norwegian:
Grårygglerke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grårygglerke
Polish:
pustynka bialolbista
Portuguese:
Cotovia pardal de dorso cinzento
Russian:
Серо-поддерживаемый воробьиный жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok sivochrbtý
Swedish:
gråryggig finklärka
Ukrainian:
Жервінчик білошиїй
Chinese:
灰背雀百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grey-backed Sparrow Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grey-backed Sparrow Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grey-backed Sparrow Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grey-backed Sparrow Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grey-backed Sparrow Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 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):
Grey-backed Sparrow-lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Moinelette à dos gris ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Moinelette à dos gris ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Eremopterix verticalis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Eremopterix verticalis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Eremopterix verticalis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark ( Eremopterix verticalis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eremopterix verticalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eremopterix verticalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Grysruglewerik
Catalan: terrerola de dors gris
Czech: Skrivan škraboškový, skřivan škraboškový, skřívan škraboškový
Danish: Nonnelærke
German: Graurückenlerche, Graurücken-Lerche, Nonnenlerche
English: Gray backed Sparrow Lark, Gray-backed Finch Lark, Gray-backed Finchlark, Gray-backed Finch-Lark, Gray-backed Sparrow Lark, Gray-backed Sparrowlark, Gray-backed Sparrow-Lark, Grey backed Sparrow Lark, Grey-backed Finch Lark, Greybacked Finchlark, Grey-backed Finchlark, Grey-backed Finch-Lark, Grey-backed Sparrow Lark, Grey-backed Sparrowlark, Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark
English (IOC): Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark
Spanish: Alondra Gorrión de Lomo Gris, Gurrio-Alondra Dorsigrís, Terrera Dorsigrís
Spanish (Spain): Terrera Dorsigrís
Spanish (HBW): Gray-backed Sparrow-Lark
Finnish: Harmaavarpuskiuru
French: Alouette-moineau à dos gris, Moinelette à dos gris
Hungarian: apácapacsirta
Icelandic: Krúnulævirki
Italian: Allodola passerina dorsogrigio, Allodola passero dorsogrigio
Japanese: shiroerisuzumehibari
Japanese: シロエリスズメヒバリ
Kwangali: Ruruworo
Scientific: Eremopterix verticalis, Eremopterix verticalis verticalis, Megalotis verticalis
Lithuanian: Pilkanugaris žvirblinis vieversys
Dutch: Grijsrugvinkleeuwerik, Grijsrug-vinkleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grårygglerke
Norwegian: Grårygglerke
Polish: pustynka bialolbista, pustynka białołbista
Portuguese: Cotovia pardal de dorso cinzento, Cotovia-pardal-de-dorso-cinzento
Russian: Серо-поддерживаемый воробьиный жаворонок, Сероспинный воробьиный жаворонок
Slovak: škovránok sivochrbtý
Serbian: Sivoleđa zebolika ševa
Swedish: Gråryggad finklärka, gråryggig finklärka
Turkish: ak enseli serçe toygarı, Ak-enseli Serçe Toygarı
Ukrainian: Жервінчик білошиїй
Chinese: 灰背雀百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 灰背雀百靈

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