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Friday, January 06, 2006
I photographed this Skylark today at Sorell, sitting as you can see on a fence wire. I more often associate seeing them sitting on posts or most frequently on the ground, but the photo highlights their incredibly long 'spurs'. Does anyone know what function they serve?