The Skylark (Poyser Monographs) by Paul Donald

By Paul Donald

The Skylark is one of Britain's hottest and inspirational birds, and lately it has additionally been probably the most newsworthy. The species' inhabitants has plummeted because of adjustments in farming perform, and the RSPB has introduced a major examine and fund-raising crusade to avoid wasting the 'blithe spirit' from additional decline.

This publication appears in any respect facets of the lifetime of the Skylark, from its biology, migratory styles, breeding behaviour and habitat necessities, to its position in legend and folklore. It additionally discusses its fresh speedy decline which has ended in the species being put on the top-priority 'red record' of Birds of Conservation hindrance by way of the top governmental and non-governmental conservation agencies within the united kingdom. 3 heavily similar species, Oriental and eastern Skylarks and the enigmatic Raso Lark also are discussed.

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