what to see / Lark


Larks are small terrestrial birds with often extravagant songs and display flights. Most larks are fairly dull in appearance. Their food is insects and seeds. There are 91 species worldwide and 26 species which occur in Namibia. Monotonous Lark Mirafra passerina Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea Cape Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata Eastern Clapper Lark Mirafra fasciolata Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota Fawn-colored Lark Calendulauda africanoides Ferruginous Lark Calendulauda burra Karoo Lark Calendulauda albescens Barlow's Lark Calendulauda barlowi (NE) Dune Lark Calendulauda erythrochlamys (E) Dusky Lark Pinarocorys nigricans Cape Lark Certhilauda curvirostris Karoo Long-billed Lark Certhilauda subcoronata Benguela Lark Certhilauda benguelensis (NE) Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata Black-eared Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix australis ... read more  Read More