Larks (Alaudidae)

Short-clawed Lark (Certhilauda chuana) - HBW 9, p. 566

French: Alouette à ongles courts German: Akazien-Langschnabellerche Spanish: Alondra Chuana
Other common names: Short-clawed Bushlark

Taxonomy: Alauda chuana A. Smith, 1836, north of Latakoo, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Closely related to the “C. curvirostris complex”. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Botswana and South Africa (adjacent Northwest and Limpopo Provinces, in latter including isolated population on Polokwane Plateau).