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Woodlark Lullula arborea L 15cm. Unobtrusive and easily overlooked but for wonderful, yodelling song. Sexes are similar. Adult has sandy brown, streaked upperparts and mainly pale underparts; breast is streaked and flushed buff. Note chestnut ear coverts, pale supercilium and black-and-white marking on wing. Juvenile is similar but with a scaly-looking back. Voice Song comprises fluty, yodelling notes; call is yodelling deet-luee. Status Local, restricted to heathy habitats with short turf (for feeding), longer grassland (for nesting) and scattered trees. Nomadic outside breeding season.
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