Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark

Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis

Described by: Stanley (1814)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark, Chestnut-backed Finch-lark, White-cheeked Sparrow-lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  South Africa - Feb, 2005 © Douglas Bolt 
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Sahel zone, e., and sc. Africa;
Three populations;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia e. to n. Nigeria, s. Chad, and the Nile Valley of s. and c. Sudan.
(2) Ethiopia.
(3) S. Somalia, ne. Uganda, Kenya, ne. Tanzania. S. Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, w. and s. Mozambique.
(4) S. Angola, n. Namibia, Botswana, sw. Zambia.
(5) Ne. South Africa.


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


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