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Sun Lark

Galerida modesta von Heuglin, 1864

The Sun Lark (Galerida modesta) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Galerida

Scientific:
  Galerida modesta

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1864

Reference:
  J.Orn. 12 p.274

Protonym:
  Galerida modesta

Avibase ID:
  0E6D5DBEB973D46E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0E6D5DBE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560133

Geographic range:

  • Galerida modesta modesta: Burkina Faso to n Nigeria, n Cameroon, Chad and w Sudan
  • Galerida modesta nigrita: Senegambia to Sierra Leone and Mali
  • Galerida modesta struempelli: Cameroon (Foumban, Tibati and Ngaoundéré)
  • Galerida modesta bucolica: N Democratic Republic of the Congo to w Uganda
English:
Sun Lark
Czech:
chocholouš malý
German:
Sonnenlerche
Danish:
Sollærke
Spanish:
Cogujada Modesta
Finnish:
tropiikkitöyhtökiuru
French:
Cochevis modeste
Italian:
Cappellaccia soliva
Japanese:
kokanmurihibari
Japanese:
コカンムリヒバリ
Dutch:
Zonneleeuwerik
Norwegian:
Savannetopplerke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savannetopplerke
Polish:
dzierlatka rdzawa
Russian:
Солнечный хохлатый жаворонок
Slovak:
pipíška hrdzavá
Swedish:
sollärka
Ukrainian:
Посмітюха іржаста
Chinese:
太阳凤头百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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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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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):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
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):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cochevis modeste ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cochevis modeste ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
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:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
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):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
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 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Galerida modesta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Galerida modesta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Galerida modesta [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Sun Lark ( Galerida modesta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Galerida modesta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Galerida modesta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: cogullada modesta
Czech: Chocholouš malý
Danish: Sollærke
German: Sonnenlerche
English: Nigerian Sun Lark, Sun Lark
English (IOC): Sun Lark
Spanish: Cogujada Modesta, Congujada Modesta
Spanish (Spain): Cogujada Modesta
Spanish (HBW): Sun Lark
Estonian: sudaani tuttlõoke
Finnish: Tropiikkitöyhtökiuru
French: Alouette modeste, Cochevis modeste
Italian: Cappellaccia modesta, Cappellaccia soliva
Japanese: kokammurihibari, kokanmurihibari
Japanese: コカンムリヒバリ
Scientific: Galerida modesta, Galerida modesta giffardi, Galerida modesta modesta
Lithuanian: Rudasparnis kuoduotasis vieversys
Dutch: Zonneleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Savannetopplerke
Norwegian: Savannetopplerke
Polish: dzierlatka rdzawa
Russian: Солнечный хохлатый жаворонок
Slovak: pipíška hrdzavá
Swedish: Sollärka
Ukrainian: Посмітюха іржаста
Chinese: 太阳凤头百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 太陽鳳頭百靈

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