Alauda arvensis – Skylark – Σταρήθρα

High on Sierra de Gredos, above treeline ι observed this Skylark (Alauda arvensis – Σταρήθρα).
Other interesting observations on the mountain & its surroundings were One Dipper, two juv Dunnocks, Red-legged partridge (family with fledglings), Griffon vultures, Black & Red Kites, Booted Eagle, Buzzard, Kestrels, Rock Thrush, Rock Bunting.



~ by Sterna hirundo on 18/08/2010.

2 Responses to “Alauda arvensis – Skylark – Σταρήθρα”

  1. love the top photo for how it shows the wing position.

  2. This is also one of my favorites.

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