Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Skylark - Alauda Arvensis




Date spotted: 11th July 2012 - 1PM
Location: Seven Acre Woods - Zones 1,2 + 5
Observation: Quite a deserted walk as wind was strong. Walking along the lane there were a group of 3 or 4 Skylarks that kept taking off and landing again a few feet away, maybe young Skylarks as they weren't deterred by us standing and watching. Also seen the Willow Warbler in the exact same spot singing on top of telegraph pole.
Weather: Blue Sky, Sunny, Quite Windy + Some Cloud
Other Species: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Treecreeper, Pheasant, Buzzard, Lesser Black-Backed Gull, Skylark, Crow, Magpie, Jackdaw, Yellowhammer, Whitethroat, Wood Pigeon, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler.