Oriental skylark, Small skylark
The Oriental skylark (Alauda gulgula ), also known as the small skylark, is a species of skylark found in the southern, central and eastern Palearctic. Like other skylarks, it is found in open grassland where it feeds on seeds and insects.
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Oriental skylarks are about 16 cm (6.3 in) long. They have streaked, yellow-brown upper plumage, with white outer tail feathers and a short crest. Both sexes are similar.
These skylarks frequently rocket up into the sky, fluttering and singing before descending down to earth. Male Oriental skylarks may also hover in the air and sing, in order to attract a mate.