Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Australasian Bushlark

Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica

Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Horsfield's Bush Lark, Horsfield's Lark, Horsfield's Singing Bushlark, Javan Lark, Cinnamon Lark, Australian Lark, Eastern Lark, Eastern Singing Bushlark, Australasian Lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Near Texas, Queensland, Australia - Apr 6, 2003 © Tom Tarrant 
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Se. Asia, Philippines, e. Greater Sundas, Lesser Sundas, New Guinea, and Australia;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) C. Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and ex. s. China including Hainan Is.
(2) Ex. s. Vietnam.
(3) N. Philippines (Luzon and Mindoro).
(4) S. Philippines (Negros and Mindanao).
(5) S. Borneo, Java and Bali.
(6) Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores).
(7) Lesser Sundas (Savu Is. and Timor).
(8) N., ne., and s. New Guinea.
(9) Ex. nw. Western Australia.
(10) N. Western Australia.
(11) Ne. Western Australia.
(12) N. Australia (n. Northern Territory (Knuckey's Lagoon in Darwin)).
(13) Melville Is.
(14) E. Northern Territory, ne. South Australia and nw. Queensland.
(15) Ne. Queensland (Atherton-Evelyn Tablelands).
(16) Se. South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales (Deniliquin area during summer, and Sturt National Park) and e. Queensland (Townsville Common Environmental Park).
(17) Se. South Australia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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