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Alaudidae - Larks
 
       
  Singing Bush Lark Mirafra cantillans marginata
  Monotonous Lark Mirafra passerina monotypic
  * Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana ruwenzoria
  * Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana transvaalensis
  * Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana africana
  Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra gallarum
  Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea torrida
  * Cape Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata apiata endemic to South Africa
* Cape Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata marjoriae endemic to South Africa
  * Eastern Clapper Lark Mirafra fasciolata fasciolata
  * Eastern Clapper Lark Mirafra fasciolata reynoldsi
  Indochinese Bush Lark Mirafra erythrocephala monotypic
  Gillett's Lark Mirafra gilletti gilletti
 
  Sidamo Lark Heteromirafra sidamoensis monotypic, endemic to Ethiopia
 
* Fawn-coloured Lark Calendulauda africanoides africanoides
  * Fawn-coloured Lark Calendulauda africanoides harei
  * Fawn-coloured Lark Calendulauda africanoides makarikari
  Foxy Lark Calendulauda alopex intercedens
  * Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota bradfieldi
  * Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota herero
  * Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota suffusca
  * Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota waibeli
  * Karoo Lark Calendulauda albescens albescens endemic to South Africa
  * Karoo Lark Calendulauda albescens codea endemic to South Africa
  * Karoo Lark Calendulauda albescens guttata endemic to South Africa
  Dune Lark Calendulauda erythrochlamys monotypic
  Barlow's Lark Calendulauda barlowi patae
  Red Lark Calendulauda burra monotypic, endemic to South Africa
 
  Benguela Long-billed Lark Certhilauda benguelensis kaokoensis  
  * Karoo Long-billed Lark Certhilauda subcoronata damarensis
* Karoo Long-billed Lark Certhilauda subcoronata gilli
  Cape Long-billed Lark Certhilauda curvirostris curvirostris endemic to South Africa
  Agulhas Long-billed Lark Certhilauda brevirostris monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Short-clawed Lark Certhilauda chuana monotypic
 
* Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata albofasciata
  * Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata arenaria
  * Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata erikssoni
  * Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata garrula
  * Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata macdonaldi
 
  Gray's Lark Ammomanopsis grayi grayi single member of genus
 
Erlanger's Lark Calandrella erlangeri monotypic, endemic to Ethiopia
Updated - 06.09.15 * Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea cinerea
  * Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea spleniata
Somali Short-toed Lark Calandrella somalica megaensis
 
  * Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris conirostris
* Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris barlowi
  Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri monotypic
  Stark's Lark Spizocorys starki monotypic
 
  Short-tailed Lark Pseudalaemon fremantlii megaensis single member of genus
 
  * Thekla Lark Galerida theklae huei
  * Thekla Lark Galerida theklae praetermissa
Updated - 06.09.15 * Large-billed Lark Galerida magnirostris magnirostris endemic to South Africa
* Large-billed Lark Galerida magnirostris sedentaria endemic to South Africa
  * Large-billed Lark Galerida magnirostris harei endemic to South Africa
 
  Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis arvensis
 
Black-eared Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix australis monotypic
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix signatus signatus
  * Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix verticalis verticalis
  * Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix verticalis damarensis