SHORT-CLAWED LARK

(Certhilauda chuana or previously Mirafra chauna)

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Roberts VI / VII 501 / 731
Clements 2000 122.0360
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
116-31

 

 
This is a largish bird (19cm), which is endemic to South Africa. It is found in two discrete populations, one in Botswana and one in northern Transvaal. It is an uncommon resident, inhabiting open ground in semi-arid scrub. It is usually solitary and eats insects and grass seeds.

 

List of Stamps showing Short-clawed Lark

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued