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Old Monday 22nd June 2020, 10:59   #1
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Short tailed Lark ?

Hello,
Seen in Tanzania (Serengeti) in February.
Is this a short tailed lark (Spizocorys fremantlii) ?
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Old Monday 22nd June 2020, 18:24   #2
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I think the face pattern is wrong for that species. Perhaps white-tailed Lark?
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I think the face pattern is wrong for that species. Perhaps white-tailed Lark?
Thank you !
I think you are right, the localization makes the white-tailed lark more logic.
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I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped
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I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped
I agree with Rufous-naped.
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I agree with Rufous-naped.
me too. They are super common just over the border in the Masai Mara (like, absolutely everywhere). White-tailed are there too but much rarer, also smaller and cuter than the bird in the pic,

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