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Lesser Hoopoe-Lark

Alaemon hamertoni

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A slender, rangy lark resembling a stretched pipit, with long pale legs, a long slender dark bill, and a long dark tail. Plainly plumaged and mostly unmarked except for diffuse breast streaking. Upperpart coloration varies geographically from gray-brown to rusty. Endemic to Somalia, where pairs are resident in arid grassland, avoiding areas with scrub. Stands upright and runs swiftly on long legs. Vocalizations undescribed. Lesser Hoopoe-Lark is plainer and paler than Somali Lark, and Greater Hoopoe-Lark is larger with bold markings on the face and wings. 

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