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Skylark, Eurasian
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Alauda arvensis
Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska, Albania, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Columbia, British Isles, Bulgaria, California, Canada, Caribbean, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary Read more
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In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 40,000,000-80,000,000 breeding pairs, equating to 120,000,000-240,000,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). Europe forms 25-49% of the global range, so a very preliminary estimate of the global population size is 245,000,000- ...
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The Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis) is a small passerine bird species. This lark breeds across most of Europe and Asia and in the mountains of north Africa. It is mainly resident in the west of its range, but eastern populations are more migratory, moving further south in winter. Even in the milder west of its range, many birds move to lowlands and the coast in winter. Asian birds appear as vagrants in Alaska; this bird has also been introduced in Hawaii, western North America, eastern Australia and New Zealand. ...
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