In the taxa from the northern part of its distribution (Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia, Uganda and Kenya), the neck-line does not reach the eye and the belly is whitish.[1] In the southern taxa (Angola, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho) the neck-line reaches the eye and the belly is buff.


Habitat and Distribution

It is found in grassland and woodland in Africa.


Calls and Songs

Nesting occurs on the ground.