Photo category:
Phrygana
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Crested Lark
Passerine Birds
Birds
Animals
Vertebrates
Phrygana diorama

Photo of the Crested Lark, Galerida cristata. This is a ground-nesting species which feeds on seeds and invertebrates. The shrinking of forests and the expansion of agriculture have increased food availability, contributing to the increase of its population.