Somali lark

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Somali Lark
CerthilaudaSomalicaGoodchild.jpg
Illustration by Herbert Goodchild
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: M. somalica
Binomial name
Mirafra somalica
(Witherby, 1903)

The Somali Lark (Mirafra somalica) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family endemic to Somalia.[2]

Range[edit]

The range of M. somalica is somewhat large, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 270,000 km2.[1]

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Mirafra somalica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Compilers: Stuart Butchart, Jonathan Ekstrom (2008). "Somali Lark - BirdLife Species Factsheet". Evaluators: Jeremy Bird, Stuart Butchart. BirdLife International . Retrieved May 11, 2009.