Rudd's Lark (Heteromirafra ruddi) - HBW 9, p. 557
French: Alouette de Rudd
Spanish: Alondra de Rudd
Other common names: Rudd’s Long-clawed Lark, (South African) Long-clawed Lark
Taxonomy: Heteronyx ruddi C. H. B. Grant, 1908, Wakkerstroom, Mpumulanga, South Africa.
Forms a superspecies with H. archeri and H. sidamoensis. Monotypic.
Distribution: NE & E South Africa: isolated populations in SE Mpumulanga, E Free State, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape.
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A very shy bird that is extremely difficult to spot in the short grass
Locality Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Pat Ayling 30 November 2008 4 years ago 4