Hail to the Skylark – one of the finest songsters of all? Don’t you agree?
You won’t find this species very often in your garden but if you live near farmland you may hear its song cascading over everything. This is a pretty unmistakable song – it goes on for ages, it’s loud, it’s musical and it’s likely to be coming from above your head in open country as the Skylark sings mostly on the wing in a hovering or circling song flight before dropping as it shot, to the ground.
Here’s one from Germany:
And another from France;
And one from the UK:
Aren’t they just fantastic?!