|Other Common Names|
Common Skylark, English Skylark
Breeds September-January. Builds a grass-lined cup nest on the ground under over-hanging grass tussocks. Females incubate the eggs. Both males and females feed the young.
A brown streaked bird with a cap-like crest.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Eurasian Skylarks were introduced to Australia from Britain in the 1850s.
Omnivore, feeding on invertebrates, grass shoots and seeds.
Cultivated grasslands, crops, coastal dunes.