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The Cape long-billed lark (Certhilauda curvirostris), also known as the Cape lark, Cape longbill or long-billed lark is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae. It is found in south-western Africa. Its natural habitats are semi-arid Karoo shrub and subtropical dry shrubland and subtropical or dry lowland and highveld grassland. This lark is also found in croplands, farmlands and coastal fynbos.
Cape long-billed lark Wikipedia
The Cape long-billed lark was originally placed in the genus Alauda (as A. curvirostris).
Two subspecies are recognized:C. c. falcirostris - Reichenow, 1916: Originally described as a separate species. Found in south-western Namibia to western South Africa
C. c. curvirostris - (Hermann, 1783): Found in south-western South Africa
Additionally, some authorities consider several other species to be either presently or formerly as subspecies of the Cape long-billed lark:Karoo long-billed lark (as C. c. damarensis, C. c. bradshawi, C. c. subcoronata and C. c. gilli).
Benguela long-billed lark (as C. c. benguelensis)
Eastern long-billed lark (as C. c. semitorquata).
Agulhas long-billed lark (as C. c. brevirostris).