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The masked lark (Spizocorys personata) is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae. It is found in Ethiopia and Kenya. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
Masked lark Wikipedia
Some authorities have placed the masked lark in the genus Calandrella.
Four subspecies are recognized:S. p. personata - Sharpe, 1895: Found in eastern Ethiopia
S. p. yavelloensis - (Benson, 1947): Found in southern Ethiopia and northern Kenya
S. p. mcchesneyi - (Williams, JG, 1957): Found on the Marsabit Plateau (northern Kenya)
S. p. intensa - (Rothschild, 1931): Found in central Kenya