Botha's Lark Spizocorys fringillaris

Family: Alaudidae (Larks)

Authority: (Sundevall, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because its very small population is projected to undergo a rapid population decline owing to range loss due to climate change, and habitat destruction for agriculture.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Spizocorys fringillaris. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/bothas-lark-spizocorys-fringillaris on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.