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Mirafra alopex

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: Mirafra alopex


Mirafra alopex Sharpe, 1890

The Abyssinian Lark (Mirafra alopex) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in eastern Ethiopia and northwest Somalia.


Range, population
and habitat

M. alopex (Abyssinian Lark, Foxy Lark ) has a large range, with an estimated global Extent of Occurrence of 100,000-1,000,000 square km.[2] and is found in dense, thorny scrubland.[3]





^ "Mirafra alopex". Evaluators: J. Bird & S. Butchart. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 2008 . Retrieved May 2, 2009.
^ Compilers: Stuart Butchart, Jonathan Ekstrom, Matt Harding (2008). "Abyssinian Lark - BirdLife Species Factsheet". Evaluators: Jeremy Bird, Stuart Butchart. BirdLife International . Retrieved May 1, 2009.
^ Alberto Mas (June 17, 2005). "Superfamily PASSEROIDEA". Picchio Verde. Retrieved May 2, 2009.
^ Note: Abyssinian Lark song was recorded in Olongosai, Kenya on April 29, 2008

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