Larks (Alaudidae)

White-tailed Lark (Mirafra albicauda) - HBW 9, p. 545

French: Alouette à queue blanche German: Weißschwanzlerche Spanish: Alondra Coliblanca
Other common names: White-tailed Bushlark, Northern White-tailed Lark/Bushlark

Taxonomy: Mirafra albicauda Reichenow, 1891, Gonda, Tabora District, Tanzania.
Has been placed in a superspecies with M. javanica, M. cantillans, M. passerina and M. cheniana, although this grouping remains to be tested. Apparently isolated population in SW Tanzania originally separated as race rukwensis, but this treatment considered unwarranted. Monotypic.

Distribution: Locally in Chad (L Chad), E Sudan, SC Ethiopia, NE DRCongo, Uganda, NW & SW Kenya and N & SW Tanzania.

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