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Six days later-  Skylark Chicks have hatched
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.


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Anya JingleAmazing capture!

Anya Jingle

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How unique to capture this and it's incredible that they grow up so fast.
So precious. Great picture!
Posted Nov 25, 2008 12:51 pm

HenrykRe: Amazing capture!


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Thank you for the nice comment. I always enjoy listening to the song of skylarks high above. Greetings, Henryk
Posted Nov 25, 2008 3:45 pm

lcarreauSome people have


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problems with birds, but this reminds me of
the poem "Skylark Ascending."

In them, that song aloft maintains,
To fill the sky and thrill the plains!
With showerings drawn from human stores,
As he (to silence) nearly soars.
Posted Nov 25, 2008 8:27 pm

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on Nov 25, 2008 2:24 am

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