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Red-capped Lark

Calandrella cinerea (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Red-capped Lark, Calandrella cinerea, is a small passerine bird. This lark breeds in the highlands of eastern Africa southwards from Ethiopia and northern Somalia. In the south, its range stretches across the continent to Angola and south to the Cape in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Calandrella

Scientific:
  Calandrella cinerea

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.798

Protonym:
  Alauda cinerea

Avibase ID:
  FCDA4F09DBE8C52F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FCDA4F09

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558982

Geographic range:

  • Calandrella cinerea cinerea {cinerea, witputzi, anderssoni}: S Namibia and w South Africa
  • Calandrella cinerea cinerea (alluvia): Coastal s Mozambique; disperses inland to n Botswana
  • Calandrella cinerea millardi: S Botswana
  • Calandrella cinerea williamsi: S Kenya and n Tanzania
  • Calandrella cinerea saturatior: Nigeria to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, n Zambia, Malawi
  • Calandrella cinerea fulvida: S Angola, s Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Calandrella cinerea spleniata: SW Angola and nw Namibia
  • Calandrella cinerea niveni: E South Africa
  • Show more...
English:
Red-capped Lark
Czech:
skřivánek rudotemenný
German:
Rotkappenlerche
Danish:
Rødisset Lærke
Spanish:
Terrera Capirotada
Finnish:
punalakkikiuru
French:
Alouette cendrille
Icelandic:
Sandlævirki
Italian:
Calandrella capirossa
Japanese:
afurikahimekoutenshi
Japanese:
アフリカヒメコウテンシ
Dutch:
Roodkapleeuwerik
Norwegian:
Rustdverglerke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rustdverglerke
Polish:
skowronczyk rdzawolbisty
Portuguese:
Calhandrinha-comum
Russian:
Короткопалый жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránka čiapočkatá
Swedish:
rödkronad lärka
Ukrainian:
Жайворонок малий
Chinese:
红顶短趾百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Alouette cendrille ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Alouette cendrille ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 3]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Short-toed Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Calandrella cinerea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Calandrella cinerea
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-capped Lark ( Calandrella cinerea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Calandrella cinerea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Calandrella cinerea [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Calandrella [cinerea, brachydactyla, dukhunensis, blanfordi or erlangeri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Rooikoplewerik
Arabic: القبرة قصيرة الاصبع
Azerbaijani: Kiçik torağay
Belarusian: Жаваранак малы
Bulgarian: Късопръста чучулига
Breton: Ar c'hodioac'h-tevenn
Catalan: terrerola de casquet, Terrerola vulgar
Czech: Skrivánek Gmelinuv, skřivánek rudotemenný
Welsh: Ehedydd llwyd
Danish: Korttået Lærke, Rødisset Lærke
German: Erlanger-Lerche, Kurzzehenlerche, Kurzzehen-Lerche, Rotkappenlerche, Rotkappen-Lerche, Rotscheitellerche
Greek: Μικρογαλιάντρα
English: Greater Short-toed Lark, Redcapped Lark, Red-capped Lark, Rufous Short-toed Lark, Short-toed Lark
English (IOC): Red-capped Lark
English (Kenya): Red-capped Lark
Esperanto: Mallongfingra alaŭdo
Spanish: Terrera Capirotada, Terrera Común
Spanish (Spain): Terrera Capirotada
Spanish (HBW): Red-capped Lark
Estonian: punapea-väikelõoke, Välja-väikelõoke
Basque: Txoriandre arrunta
Finnish: Lyhytvarvaskiuru, Punalakkikiuru
Faroese: Eyrlerkur
French: Alouette calandre, Alouette calandrelle, Alouette calandrelle à tête rousse, Alouette calendrelle à tête rousse, Alouette cendrille, Alouette grosse, Alouette pispolette
Irish: Fuiseog Ladharghearr
Galician: Calandriña
Hebrew: עפרונן קצר עצבאות, עפרונן קצר־אצבעות, עפרונן קצר-אצבעות
Croatian: Kratkoprsta ševa, Mala Ševa, Ševa čevrljužica
Hungarian: Sziki pacsirta
Armenian: Փոքր Արտույտ
Icelandic: Sandlævirki
Italian: Calandrella, Calandrella capirossa
Japanese: afurikahimekoutenshi, himekoutenshi, hime-koutenshi
Japanese: アフリカヒメコウテンシ, ヒメコウテンシ
Georgian: პატარა ტოროლა
Kazakh: Кіші бозторғай
Korean: 쇠종다리
Scientific: Alauda cinerea, Calandrella brachydactyla cinerea, Calandrella cinerea, Calandrella cinerea cinerea
Lithuanian: Mažasis trumpapirštis vieversys, Rudakuodis vieversys
Latvian: Blāvais sīkcīrulis, rudgalvas cīrulis
Macedonian: Краткоопашеста (Мала) чучулига
Mongolian: Бялзуумар
Maltese: Bilbla
Dutch: Kortteenleeuwerik, Roodkapleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rustdverglerke
Norwegian: Dveglerke, Dverglerke, Rustdverglerke
Polish: Skowrończyk krótkopalcowy, skowronczyk rdzawolbisty, skowrończyk rdzawołbisty
Portuguese: Calhandrinha de barrete vermelho, Calhandrinha-comum, Calhandrinha-de-barrete-vermelho, Cotovia-de-barrete-vermelho
Romansh: Lodola detta curta
Russian: Жаворонок малый, Короткопалый жаворонок, Короткопалый жаворонок - Малый жав..., Малый жаворонок, Обыкновенный малый жаворонок
Slovak: Ékovránok červenotemenný, škovránka čiapočkatá
Slovenian: Kratkoprsti škrjanček
Albanian: Drenja e përhimtë
Serbian: kratkoprsta ševa, Краткопрста шева
Sotho, Southern: Thesta-balisana
Swedish: Korttålärka, Rödkronad lärka
Swahili: Kipozamataza Kibenzi-chekundu
Turkish: Bozkır toygarı, Kızıl Tepeli Bozkır Toygarı, kızıl tepeli toygar, Kızıl-tepeli Toygar
Tuvinian: Бичии хамнаарак
Ukrainian: Жайворонок малий , Малий жайворонок
Xhosa: Intibane
Chinese: [da duan-zhi bai-ling], [duan-zhi bai-ling], [duan-zhi sha bai-ling], 大短趾百灵, 短趾沙百灵, 短趾百灵, 红顶短趾百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 短趾沙百靈, 短趾百靈
Zulu: umNtoli

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