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Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana
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Family: Alaudidae (Larks)

Authority: Smith, 1843

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be experiencing a moderately rapid population decline owing to the conversion and modification of its habitat. This species may warrant downlisting in the future pending further information regarding potential rates of decline.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 574,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Mirafra cheniana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2017.