Kibaradja, Tana River, Kenya.
Formerly placed in Mirafra, but genetic data situate it in Calendulauda. Geographical variation in plumage tone, darkest and richest in S; birds from extreme N of range (SE Sudan E to S Somalia) previously treated as race australoabyssinica and others from rest of range (except N & E Kenya) as massaica, but differences minimal. Monotypic.
Extreme SE South Sudan and S Ethiopia E to S Somalia, S to NE Uganda, much of Kenya and NE Tanzania.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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