Larks (Alaudidae)

Masked Lark (Spizocorys personata) - HBW 9, p. 592

French: Alouette masquée German: Maskenlerche Spanish: Alondra Enmascarada

Taxonomy: Spizocorys personata Sharpe, 1895, Sassabana, Milmil, Ogaden, Ethiopia.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • personata Sharpe, 1895 - E Ethiopia.
  • yavelloensis (Benson, 1947) - S Ethiopia and N Kenya (S to Dida Galgalu Desert).
  • mcchesneyi (Williams, 1957) - Marsabit Plateau, in N Kenya.
  • intensa (Rothschild, 1931) - C Kenya.

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