White-tailed lark

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White-tailed lark
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: M. albicauda
Binomial name
Mirafra albicauda
Reichenow, 1891
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resident range

The white-tailed lark (Mirafra albicauda) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family.


The range of M. albicauda is quite large, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 430,000 square km[1] endemic in Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.


The natural habitat of M. albicauda is tropical to subtropical, seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.