Raso Lark

Alauda razae (Alexander, 1898)

Summary

Lark with an very small population (actual number in the order of a few hundreds of individuals) and has an very small distribution area (Raso Islet of the Cape Verde archipelago). It is one of the rarest birds in the world.
Endemic species, occurring in arid plains with sparse vegetation along dry stream beds.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently stable.

Global conservation status

Critically endangered (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Raso Lark

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in Raso islet of the Cape Verde archipelago in arid plains with sparse vegetation along dry stream beds.

Feed

It feeds mainly on plant material, seeds and insects.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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