Eurasian skylark

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Eurasian skylark – Alauda arvensis – is the typical ‘skylark’ of Type – Alaudine, Family Alaudidae and Order Passeriformes. It has an extensive range over Eurasia, S to Arabia and N Africa, In the N of its range it is a summer breeder, in the middle of its range it is resident, and in the S it is a winter visitor. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to E Turkey and the S Caucasus, it is resident to central Turkey a belt across N Iran, and the coastal Maghreb states, It is a winter visitor to S coastal Turkey, central Iran, Cyprus, the Levant, Syria, Iraq, the Gulf States and Oman. In the Mediterranean it is a winter visitor to coastal Egypt and Libya, but in the Maghreb states its range moves more inland S of the resident range.

Type - Alaudine - 
Typical Habitat - open country away from trees, rough grassland, farmland, heaths,  

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Alaudidae
Genus:	Alauda

Species -	Alauda arvensis
Eurasian skylark - Species - ebird.org
Eurasian skylark - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Eurasian skylark - Species - animalia.bio
Eurasian skylark - Species - animaldiversity.org
Eurasian skylark - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Eurasian skylark - Images - google.com
Eurasian skylark - Video - youtube.com
Eurasian skylark - Datazone - birdlife.org

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