Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Larks :: Thekla Lark

Thekla Lark Galerida theklae

Described by: Brehm, A. E. (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Thekla's Lark
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Guemassa, Morocco - Mar 19, 2004 © Alain Fossť  Morocco - Jan, 1994 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Morocco - Mar 18, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 © Nancy Bell 
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Sw. Europe, n. and e. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. Europe (Portugal, Montados in the Baira Baixa region, se. Spain and the Balearic Is.).
(2) N. Morocco e. to the Algerian border and s. to the Middle Atlas Mountains.
(3) Ne. and c. Morocco, coastal n. Algeria and n. Tunisia.
(4) Sw. Morocco s. from Anti-Atlas Mountains and Western Sahara.
(5) Ne. Morocco (Hauts Plateaux e. to the Moulouya River), n. Algeria s. to Atlas Saharien and e. to s. Tunisia.
(6) N. Sahara from ex. e. Morocco (Figuig) e. to ne. Libya and probably also ex. nw. Egypt (Salum).
(7) Highlands of c. Ethiopia and s. Eritrea.
(8) Sc. Ethiopia (Bale Mountains, Arussi).
(9) S. Ethiopia and cn. Kenya from Huri Hills s. to Marsabit.
(10) N. and c. Somalia.
(11) E. Ethiopia (Harar and Jijiga).
(12) Coastal s. Somalia.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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