Taxonomy and systematics
Distribution and habitat
The pink-breasted lark is estimated to have a global extent of occurrence of 560,000 km2. covering a broad range from south-eastern South Sudan and southern Ethiopia through Kenya to southern Somalia, north-eastern Tanzania and eastern Uganda.
Behaviour and ecology
It is generally found singly or in pairs foraging on the ground for insects and seeds. When disturbed it flies to a safe, elevated position on the branch of a tree or on the top of a bush. These are also its favoured perches for engaging in territorial song.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Mirafra poecilosterna". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- "Taxonomy Version 2 « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
- "Calendulauda poecilosterna - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
- Kenya Birds
- Species factsheet - BirdLife International
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