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Lesser Short-toed Lark
Dark-streaked greyish-brown above, and white below. It has a pale supercilium, and a short stubby bill. At least in the Iberian Peninsula, the distinct breast streaking contrasts sharply with the white lower breast (like Pectoral Sandpiper).
16 subspecies of Lesser Short-toed Lark are recognized:
Dry open country, preferring dry and bare soils.
It nests on the ground, laying 2-3 eggs.
Diet includes seeds and insects, the latter especially in the breeding season.
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