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a skylark in a field of young cereal crop

Skylark Alauda arvensis

Male skylarks can be spotted rising almost vertically from farmland, grassland, saltmarshes and moorland. They hover effortlessly, singing from a great height, before parachuting back down to earth. Image: Chris Baines (Flickr).

Find out more: RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife TrustiNaturalist

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