Eurasian Skylark

Alauda arvensis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Larks (Alaudidae)

Code 4

SKLA

Code 6

ALAARV

ITIS

HEAD

Eurasian Skylark Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Hazel brown to cinnamon brown or dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Brown streaked.
  • Nape Color: Dark-brown with buff streaking.
  • Throat Color: Cream to buff with brown-black streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eurasian Skylark Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 16-18 cm (6.25-7.25 in)
  • Weight: 50 g (1.76 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Buff-white
  • Upperparts: Brown with heavy brown-black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Eurasian Skylark Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Moderately swift flight with rapid wing beats., Hovers while skylarking in territory at great heights, then glides to ground.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Buff-white
  • Leg Color: Pink
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