Red Lark Calendulauda burra

Family: Alaudidae (Larks)

Authority: (Bangs, 1930)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is continuing to decline owing to ongoing habitat loss and degradation, primarily through overgrazing.

Population size: 6300 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 77,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Calendulauda burra. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.