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Cape Longbill

Certhilauda curvirostris (Hermann, 1783)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris Frank Lambert 2019-10-21 Stompneus Bay Rd, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Vredenburg (South Africa) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

515411
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Andrew Spencer 2015-09-14 Vredenberg to Paternoster road, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (60 m) song -

songs from an unseen bird near the edge of a large pasture with very short grass.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

292653
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris Charles Hesse 20-07-2010 Vredenberg to Paternoster road, Western Cape (South Africa) (60 m) Song (A) - 62554
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris Frank Lambert 2019-10-21 Stompneus Bay Rd, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Vredenburg (South Africa) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

515410
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris Frank Lambert 2019-10-21 Stompneus Bay Rd, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Vredenburg (South Africa) (10 m)   -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

515409
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Faansie Peacock 2017-06-27 Langebaan Country Estate, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (10 m) call -

Some interesting calls from this species (in addition to its normal descending whistled song). There was some construction noise in the background which I tried to filter out.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

377625
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Eduardo Patrial 16-10-2011 West Coast National Park, Langebaan, Western Cape (South Africa) (18 m) song (B) -   90016
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris falcirostris Niall Perrins 2020-10-28 Port Nolloth, Namakwa, Northern Cape, Namakwaland (South Africa) (30 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

599901
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris Frank Lambert 2019-10-21 Redenburg Rd, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Vredenburg (South Africa) (40 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

515413
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Lynette Rudman 2014-07-22 West Coast Peninsula, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (30 m) call -

Bird seen calling from a fence pole in the early morning.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

278147
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Peter Boesman 2017-09-24 Elandsbaai area, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392364
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Peter Boesman 2017-09-24 Elandsbaai area, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392365
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Catriona Leven 2011-10-06 Port Nolloth, Namakwa, Northern Cape, Northern Cape (South Africa) (40 m) song -

Bird seen preforming display flight and calling unprovoked by playback. Habitat: vegetated dunes, between 100 - 600 m from shore.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

146428
xeno-canto.org
Cape Long-billed Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Murray Christian 2018-05-06 West Coast Peninsula, West Coast DC, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (20 m) song -

Clear descending whistles from one or possibly two birds foraging and calling intermittently, in very open, sandy strandveld along a broad, dry valley bottom.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

417574
xeno-canto.org
Cape Lark - Certhilauda curvirostris Andrew Spencer 2015-09-14 R399--Vredenburg to Paternoster, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape (South Africa)   -   176716351
macaulaylibrary.org

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