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Species Account for Alauda arvensis

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Alauda arvensis  Linnaeus
Sky Lark
Birds: Alaudidae

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 127
First Record: 1975
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 30
Pre-1992 hectads: 8
Total hectads: 31
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Essex Red Data List comment
Marked decline in overall numbers but no apparent contraction in range. May have been a slight recovery since the early 1990s with the species benefiting from set aside schemes. Rainham Marsh population has fallen from over 100 territories 20 years ago to only 60 - 70 by 2001.


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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 127 records with habitat detail and method information)

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