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Somali Lark
Mirafra sharpii Elliot, 1897
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Mirafra

Scientific:
  Mirafra sharpii

Citation:
  Elliot, 1897

Reference:
  Pub.FieldColumb.Mus.Ornith. 1 p.37

Protonym:
  Mirafra sharpii

Avibase ID:
  F90063D33E1EFAF9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F90063D3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 922812


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Mirafra sharpii: NW Somalia (Silo Plain, Tuyo Plain and Bankisah)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Somali Lark
German:
  Somaliriesenlerche
Danish:
  Rød Busklærke
Spanish:
  Alondra de Sharpe
French:
  Alouette de Sharpe
Italian:
  Allodola di Somalia
Japanese:
  chaeriyabuhibari
Japanese:
  チャエリヤブヒバリ
Dutch:
  Elliot-leeuwerik
Polish:
  skowroniec miedziany
Slovak:
  škovránok medený
Swedish:
  Somalilärka


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Sharpe's Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Sharpe's Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Sharpe's Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Alouette de Sharpe ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Red Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Mirafra africana sharpei [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpei [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpei [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpei [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpei [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Rufous-naped Lark (Somali) ( Mirafra africana sharpii)
eBird version 2015:
   Rufous-naped Lark (Somali) ( Mirafra africana sharpii)
eBird version 2016:
   Rufous-naped Lark (Somali) ( Mirafra africana sharpii)
eBird version 2017:
   Rufous-naped Lark (Somali) ( Mirafra africana sharpii)
eBird version 2018:
   Rufous-naped Lark (Somali) ( Mirafra africana sharpii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Sharpe's Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Sharpe's Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Somali Lark ( Mirafra sharpii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Mirafra sharpii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Mirafra africana sharpii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Danish: Rød Busklærke
German: Fahllerche, Somaliriesenlerche
English: Red Somali Lark, Rufous-naped Lark (Somali), Sharpe's Lark, Somali Lark
Spanish: Alondra de Sharpe
Spanish (Spain): Alondra Nuquirrufa (sharpii)
French: Alouette à nuque rousse (de Sharpe), Alouette à nuque rousse (sharpii), Alouette de Sharpe, Alouette d'Elliot
Italian: Allodola di Somalia
Japanese: chaeriyabuhibari, chaeriyabuhibari (sharpii)
Japanese: チャエリヤブヒバリ, チャエリヤブヒバリ (sharpii)
Latin: Mirafra africana sharpei, Mirafra africana sharpii, Mirafra sharpei, Mirafra sharpii
Dutch: Elliotleeuwerik, Elliot-leeuwerik, Roodnekleeuwerik (sharpii)
Norwegian: melankolilerke (sharpii)
Polish: skowroniec miedziany
Slovak: škovránok medený
Swedish: rödnackad lärka (sharpii), Somalilärka

 

         

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