Story: Introduced land birds

Skylark eggs

Skylark eggs

Skylarks lay their eggs between September and January. They are cream with brown speckles that become more intense and darker at the blunt end. Their nests are often a grassy depression in the ground, but these eggs were laid in the sand dunes at Te Paki in Northland.

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Christina Troup, 'Introduced land birds - Skylarks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015