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Mirafra javanica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AVES PASSERIFORMES ALAUDIDAE

Scientific Name: Mirafra javanica
Species Authority: Horsfield, 1821
Common Name(s):
English Australasian Lark, Horsfield's Bush Lark, Horsfield’s Bushlark, Singing Bushlark

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-05-01
Assessor(s): BirdLife International
Reviewer(s): Butchart, S. & Symes, A.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.
Justification:
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Australia; Cambodia; China; Hong Kong; Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Myanmar; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be numerous in Australia, common in the Lesser Sundas, uncommon in the Philippines and rare in China (Flegg and Madge 1995, Coates et al. 1997, Robson 2000, MacKinnon and Phillipps 2000, Kennedy et al. 2000).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Mirafra javanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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