Wood lark

Lullula arborea

Wood lark, photo: Arne Ader

The wood lark has a short tail and wide wings. The top of their head is striped and a long light-coloured supercilium runs around the whole head. Their back is also striped and there is a white-black-white stripe on the wings. The corners of the tail are white. Their flight style is flickering. They prefer to nest in sparse forests with a sandy or rocky soil, especially pine forests. They can also be found in heather moorlands and pastures, alvars, clearings, and on wavy terrains with a few trees. Under protection (protection category III).