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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Skylark

Bird sightings - Skylark

Skylark

(Sky Lark, Eurasian Sky Lark, Eurasian Skylark, European Skylark, Lark)

Alauda arvensis

Gaelic: Uiseag


Photography © Kim Park
Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
21st April, 2006

 

Our Skylark photographs

Skylark
Skylark

Skylark

 

  • Skylark
  • Alauda arvensis
  • Gaelic: Uiseag
  • WI: Common breeder (1000 -10,000 breeding pairs) and fairly common winter visitor (occurs in small numbers)

 

Skylark records in the Western Isles

Common breeder (1000 -10,000 breeding pairs) and fairly common winter visitor (occurs in small numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Skylark is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

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F

M

A

M

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J

A

S

O

N

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(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

 

Visit Kim's web site of her photography of the Western Isles
www.bigbigskies.co.uk

Other local bird photographs

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