Somali short-toed lark

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Somali Short-toed Lark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Calandrella
Species: C. somalica
Binomial name
Calandrella somalica
(Sharpe, 1895)

The Somali Short-toed Lark (Calandrella somalica), also known as the Rufous Short-toed Lark, is a small passerine bird.

This lark is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzaniain subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

The subspecies C. a. athensis, endemic to Kenya, is sometimes split as the Athi Short-toed Lark, Calandrella athensis (Sharpe, 1900).

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