Red-winged lark

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Red-winged lark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: M. hypermetra
Binomial name
Mirafra hypermetra
(Reichenow, 1879)

The red-winged lark (Mirafra hypermetra) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family.

Population and range[edit]

The range of the red-winged lark is quite extensive within Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 660,000 km2.[1]

Its total population has yet to be quantified, but is believed to be large.[1]


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.