To me, it looks like a female, smaller horns, yellow on the face not as bright as the male and more streaky. I found a shore lark a few springs ago which was certainly a male, big horns and bright yellow on the face. I could well be wrong though....
|Shore lark at Druridge (c) Alan Gilbertson|
There were seven twite on the grass with it which gave excellent close views until they were scattered by a dog walker.
Thanks to Alan for the piccie and letting me know about it.
94 shore lark
I've got two records of Shore Lark at Druridge a good while ago - 5th March '95 and 7th Jan '96. There must have been others though.
Bryan, I think it might have been the Jan 96 I saw, will have to dig out the notebook.
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