Somali Lark

Somali Lark
Somali Lark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Mirafra
Species: M. somalica
Binomial name
Mirafra somalica
(Witherby, 1903)

The Somali Lark (Mirafra somalica) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family endemic to Somalia.



The range of M. somalica is somewhat large, with an estimated global Extent of Occurrence of 270,000 km2.[1]


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

See also


  1. ^ a b Compilers: Stuart Butchart, Jonathan Ekstrom (2008). "Somali Lark - BirdLife Species Factsheet". Evaluators: Jeremy Bird, Stuart Butchart. BirdLife International . Retrieved May 11, 2009. 

External links

  • BirdLife International (2008). Mirafra somalica. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 11 May 2009. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of Least Concern.