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Oriental Skylark |Grassland Wildlife Singer To A Skylark (Alauda gulgula)

This is from my recent birdwatching trip for female painted-snipe birds at shore but I found a new location: a grassland totally perfect for oriental skylarks. These birds I always wanted to capture these because of their behavior of long singing, multiple singing types with different notes, their way of singing is also special which is leaf up or flap wings or turning to a high-speed rocket up to the sky while still singing, and also dancing, singing, flapping wing all are in the same time while airborne.
The primary trip became my personal Skylark project, turning the painted-snipe female target into a secondary of trip, I spent around 5 days with these oriental skylarks. Because of some footage and gears are not really true for my mission, I have a comeback to Ho Chi Minh city, then I am thinking of making another trip again for this bird before the season changes to breeding season which is the end of this year. That would be another story.

I hope you all enjoy this short clip of little oriental skylark in singing in the glamorous morning
Ba Ria Vung Tau
Date taken
10 September 2023
Scientific name
Alauda gulgula
Equipment used
Sony FX3 + Sony 200-600mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
f6.3, iso 800
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