Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Rufous-naped Lark
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
Described by: Smith, A. (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-naped Bushlark, Somali Lark, Red Somali Lark, Somali Bushlark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Ivory Coast.
(2) Sw. Mali, Niger and n. Nigeria.
(3) W. Cameroon.
(4) N. Cameroon (Ngaoundere), Gabon, and sw. Central African Republic.
(5) E. Chad(?), n. and se. Sudan (Kurra and Darfur Provinces).
(6) E. Zaire and sw. Uganda.
(7) S. Uganda, Rwanda, w. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(8) N. Somalia (Silo Plain, Tuyo Plain and Bankisah). C. Ethiopia.
(9) C. Kenya (Nairobi and Nakuru) to n. Tanzania.
(10) E. Kenya (Ukamba).
(11) Gabon, w. Angola (Huila escarpment n. to Kisama).
(12) E. Angola (Macondo) to nw. Zambia (Kabompo).
(13) Ne. Angola (Luiacana) and w. Zambia (Balovale).
(14) Namibia (Windhoek n. to Kaokoveld and Ovamboland).
(15) Namibia and w. Botswana.
(16) Sc. Zaire (Djambala, Petianga and Kasai).
(17) S. Zaire and nw. Zambia.
(18) Ne. Zambia (Lundazi) and s. Tanzania (Ukinga and Njombe).
(19) Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, se. Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa (Transvaal and Natal).
(20) E. Zambia and n. Malawi on the Nyika Plateau.
(21) Malawi (Mangochi District).
(22) W. Zambia, nw. Zimbabwe and n. Botswana.
(23) South Africa (s. Natal and e. Cape Province).
Angola (Cuando District)?
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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