Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Red-capped Lark

Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous Short-toed Lark, African Short-toed Lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Amboseli National Park, Kenya - Jun 13, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Feb 15, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Tanzania - Sep, 1999 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania - Jun 23, 2007 © Justyn Stahl 
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C. to s. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in n. part of range;
(1) Isolated population in n. Nigeria (Jos Plateau). Zaire e. to Uganda, w. Kenya, w. and sw. Tanzania and s. to Angola, n. Zambia, and Malawi.
(2) S. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(3) Coastal s. Mozambique.
Disperses inland to n. Botswana.
(4) S. Botswana.
(5) S. Angola, s. Zambia, and e. Zimbabwe.
(6) Ne. South Africa (Natal and sw. Transvaal) and Orange Free State.
(7) Sw. Angola and nw. Namibia.
(8) S. Namibia and w. South Africa (s. Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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