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Rufous-naped Lark
Mirafra africana Smith, A, 1836
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Mirafra

Scientific:
  Mirafra africana

Citation:
  Smith, A, 1836

Reference:
  Rep.Exped.Centr.Afr. p.47

Protonym:
  Mirafra africana

Avibase ID:
  6A0D61232C44E272

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6A0D6123

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561139

Geographic range:

  • Mirafra africana africana: S Natal to e Cape Province
  • Mirafra africana henrici: Guinea to Liberia
  • Mirafra africana batesi: Niger to Nigeria
  • Mirafra africana ruwenzoria: E Democratic Republic of the Congo to sw Uganda
  • Mirafra africana athi: C Kenya (Nairobi and Nakuru) to ne Tanzania
  • Mirafra africana harterti: E Kenya (Ukamba)
  • Mirafra africana occidentalis: W Angola (Huila escarpment north to Kisama)
  • Mirafra africana gomesi: E Angola (Macondo) to nw Zambia (Kabompo)
  • Mirafra africana kabalii: NE Angola (Luiacana) and w Zambia (Balovale)
  • Mirafra africana pallida: Namibia (Windhoek north to Kaokoveld and Ovamboland)
  • Mirafra africana ghansiensis: Namibia and w Botswana
  • Mirafra africana chapini: S Democratic Republic of the Congo and nw Zambia
  • Mirafra africana transvaalensis: SE Botswana to Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi and South Africa
  • Mirafra africana isolata: Malawi (Mangochi District)
  • Mirafra africana grisescens: W Zambia to nw Zimbabwe and n Botswana
  • Mirafra africana kurrae: Sudan (Kurra and Darfur provinces)
  • Mirafra africana stresemanni: N Cameroon (Ngaoundéré)
  • Mirafra africana bamendae: W Cameroon
  • Mirafra africana tropicalis: S Uganda to w Kenya and n Tanzania
  • Mirafra africana nigrescens: NE Zambia (Lundazi) and s Tanzania (Ukinga and Njombe)
  • Mirafra africana nyikae: Nyika Plateau (e Zambia and Malawi)
  • Mirafra africana malbranti: C and s Democratic Republic of the Congo (Djambala, Petianga and Kasai) to se Gabon
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Rufous-naped Lark
Czech:
  skřívan proměnlivý
German:
  Rotnackenlerche
Danish:
  Rødnakket Busklærke
Spanish:
  Alondra de Cuello Rufo
Finnish:
  punaniskakiuru
French:
  Alouette à nuque rousse
Italian:
  Allodola di macchia nucarossiccia
Japanese:
  chairoyabuhibari
Japanese:
  チャエリヤブヒバリ
Dutch:
  Roodnekleeuwerik
Norwegian:
  Melankolilerke
Polish:
  skowroniec bialokarkowy
Portuguese:
  Cotovia-de-nuca-vermelha
Russian:
  Африканский кустарниковый жаворонок
Slovak:
  škovránok hnedotylový
Swedish:
  Rödnackad savannlärka
Chinese:
  棕颈歌百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Alouette à nuque rousse ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Rufous-naped Bushlark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Rufous-naped Lark ( Mirafra africana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Mirafra africana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rooineklewerik
Czech: Skrivan promenlivý, skřívan proměnlivý
Danish: Rødnakket Busklærke
German: Elliot-Lerche, Kurzhaubenlerche, Rotnackenlerche
English: Rufous naped Lark, Rufous-naped Bush Lark, Rufous-naped Bushlark, Rufousnaped Lark, Rufous-naped Lark
Spanish: Alondra de Cuello Rufo, Alondra nuquirrufa
Finnish: Punaniskakiuru
French: Alouette à nuque rousse
Hungarian: vörösnyakú bokorpacsirta
Italian: Allodola di macchia nucarossiccia, Allodola nucarossiccia
Japanese: chaeriyabuhibari, chairoyabuhibari
Japanese: チャイロヤブヒバリ, チャエリヤブヒバリ
Kwangali: Yisimatuli
Latin: Mirafra africana, Mirafra africana africana, Mirafra fasciolata, Mirafra sharpei
Lithuanian: Afrikinis krūmyninis vieversys
Dutch: Roodnekleeuwerik
Norwegian: Melankolilerke
Polish: skowroniec bialokarkowy, skowroniec białokarkowy
Portuguese: Cotovia-de-nuca-vermelha
Russian: Африканский кустарниковый жаворонок
Slovak: Ékovránok hnedotylý, škovránok hnedotylový, škovránok hnedotylý
Sotho, Southern: Tsiroane
Swedish: Rödnackad savannlärka
Swahili: Kipozamataza Kisogo-chekundu
Tswana: Sebotha
Tsonga: Mapuluhweni
Xhosa: Igwangqa
Chinese: 棕颈歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 棕頸歌百靈
Zulu: uNgqangendlela

 

         

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