Flappet Lark

Mirafra rufocinnamomea has a large range covering much of the African continent with an estimated global Extent of Occurrence of 10,000,000 square km. They are endemic to the following countries:

The Flappet Lark is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. More

Distribution of Flappet lark in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. Food It eats invertebrates and grass seeds, doing most of its foraging on the ground. More

The Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea) is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. More

flappet lark kruger national park birds The Flappet Lark (Latin name Mirafra rufocinnamomea) is described in Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition. This bird has a unique Roberts number of 496 and you will find a full description of this bird on page 863 also a picture of the Flappet Lark on page 928. The Flappet Lark belongs to the family of birds classified as Alaudidae. The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Alaudidae
Genus : Mirafra
Species : rufocinnamomea
Authority : (Salvadori, 1865)