Six days later- Skylark Chicks have hatched
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The Skylark (Alauda arvensis; Polish-Skowronek) is one of the first migratory birds to arrive in Poland after winter. It nests on the ground and its nests are hidden among tall grass and are very difficult to find. The female lays from 3 to 5 eggs and sits on them for 12-14 days. Young leave nest just 9 days after hatching. Alauda arvensis is a small bird of open pastures and meadows.
Photo taken by my cousin Ewa in the Low Beskid on August 28, 2008.