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Cape Longbill

Certhilauda curvirostris (Hermann, 1783)

The Cape Long-billed Lark (Certhilauda curvirostris), also known as the Cape Lark is a species of lark in the Alaudidae family. It is found in South Africa. Its natural habitats are semi-arid Karoo shrub and subtropical dry shrubland and subtropical or dry lowland and highveld grassland. This lark is also found in croplands, farmlands and coastal fynbos. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Alaudidae
Genus:
  Certhilauda

Scientific:
  Certhilauda curvirostris

Citation:
  (Hermann, 1783)

Reference:
  TabulaAffin.Anim. p.216

Protonym:
  Alauda curvirostris

Avibase ID:
  BEC2F8B64768F803

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BEC2F8B6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559148

Geographic range:

  • Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris: southwestern South Africa (western Western Cape south of the Olifants River)
  • Certhilauda curvirostris falcirostris: coastal Namibia (extreme southwest) and western South Africa (south to Olifants River, Western Cape)
English:
Cape Longbill
Czech:
skřivan křivozobý
German:
Kap-Langschnabellerche
Danish:
Langnæbslærke
Spanish:
Alondra de El Cabo
Finnish:
pitkänokkakiuru
French:
Alouette à long bec
Italian:
Allodola beccolungo del Capo
Japanese:
hashibosohibari
Japanese:
ハシボソヒバリ
Dutch:
Kaapse Langsnavelleeuwerik
Norwegian:
Namaqualerke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Namaqualerke
Polish:
szponiak dlugodzioby
Portuguese:
Cotovia-de-bico-comprido
Russian:
Кривоклювый африканский жаворонок
Slovak:
škovránok krivozobý
Swedish:
kaplärka
Ukrainian:
Жайворонок криводзьобий
Chinese:
长嘴歌百灵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Cape Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Longbill ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Long-billed Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Alouette à long bec ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cape Lark ( Certhilauda curvirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Certhilauda curvirostris
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Certhilauda curvirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Certhilauda [curvirostris or brevirostris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Langbeklewerik, Weskuslangbeklewerik
Catalan: alosa becllarga del Cap
Czech: skřivan křivozobý, skřívan křivozobý
Danish: Langnæbslærke
German: Kap-Langschnabellerche, Langschnabellerche
English: Cape Lark, Cape Longbill, Cape Long-billed Lark, Longbilled Lark, Long-billed Lark
English (IOC): Cape Long-billed Lark
English (South Africa): Cape Long-billed Lark
Spanish: Alondra de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Alondra del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Lark
Finnish: pitkänokkakiuru
French: Alouette à long bec
Italian: Allodola beccolungo, Allodola beccolungo del Capo
Japanese: hashibosohibari
Japanese: ハシボソヒバリ
Scientific: Alauda curvirostris, Certhilauda curvirostris, Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris
Lithuanian: Lenktasnapis ilgasnapis vieversys, lenktasnapis vieversys
Dutch: Kaapse Langsnavelleeuwerik, Langsnavelleeuwerik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Namaqualerke
Norwegian: Namaqualerke
Polish: szponiak dlugodzioby, Szponiak długodzioby
Portuguese: Cotovia-de-bico-comprido
Russian: Кривоклювый африканский жаворонок
Slovak: škovránok krivozobý
Serbian: Kapska ševa
Swedish: Kaplärka
Ukrainian: Жайворонок криводзьобий
Chinese: 长嘴歌百灵
Chinese (Traditional): 長嘴歌百靈

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