- Certhilauda brevirostris
- Streaked buffy-grey head and back
- Grey wings
- Cream underparts with dark streaking on the breast and flanks
- Long curved bill.
South Africa - limited to the Overberg district from Cape Agulhas to Mossel Bay. Listed as Near-threatened due to its limited distribution.
This is a monotypic species1.
Sparsely vegetated shrublands.
It nests on the ground.
The diet includes seeds and insects.
- Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019