Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)
Sky Lark, Westray, Orkney, Scotland, May 2003 - click for larger image Scotland

The Sky Lark is a bird of open, cultivated land, meadows and heathland. It breeds throughout Britain, in most of Europe and in parts of Asia.

Sky Lark, Lammermuir Hills, Scotland, March 2002 - click for larger image It is greyish-brown and streaked on its upperparts an breast but with an unmarked white belly. Hearing its flight song can be quite frustrating because it stays at one spot about 50 - 100 m above the ground and can be difficult to see despite being able to hear the song quite clearly.
Sky Lark, Lammermuir Hills, Scotland, March 2002 - click for larger image
Sky Lark, Fetlar, Shetland, Scotland, May 2004 - click for larger image
Sky Lark, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, June 2005 - click for larger image
Sky Lark, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, June 2005 - click for larger image
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