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
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RangeC. 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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