I spotted a couple of Skylarks in the garden this morning. We see quite a few around here and on sunny days in the summer can hear them singing constantly whilst in their distinction display flight.
It’s good to see them because, although they are the UK’s commonest lark, in recent times the Skylark population has plummeted so that today the population is about one-third what it was 30 years ago. Consequently, it is on the Red List as a bird of high conservation concern.
Find out more about conservation of the Skylark.