Collared lark

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Collared lark
Collared Lark.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: M. collaris
Binomial name
Mirafra collaris
Sharpe, 1896

The collared lark (Mirafra collaris) or collared bushlark is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found in East Africa.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The collared lark has a considerable range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 530,000 km2 over an area from eastern Ethiopia and Somalia to central Kenya.[1]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Mirafra collaris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mirafra collaris - Avibase". Retrieved 2016-12-10. 

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