Foxy lark

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Foxy lark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Calendulauda
Species: C. alopex
Binomial name
Calendulauda alopex
Sharpe, 1890

Mirafra alopex

The foxy lark or Abyssinian lark (Calendulauda alopex) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family.

It is found in eastern Ethiopia and north-west Somalia.

Range, population and habitat[edit]

The foxy lark has a large range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 100,000-1,000,000 km2,[2] where it is found in dense, thorny scrubland.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Mirafra alopex". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Compilers: Stuart Butchart, Jonathan Ekstrom, Matt Harding (2008). "Abyssinian Lark - BirdLife Species Factsheet". Evaluators: Jeremy Bird, Stuart Butchart. BirdLife International . Retrieved May 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ Alberto Mas (June 17, 2005). "Superfamily PASSEROIDEA". Picchio Verde. Retrieved May 2, 2009. 
  4. ^ Note: Foxy lark song was recorded in Olongosai, Kenya on April 29, 2008

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