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Coastal zone of Thermaikos gulf (Thessaloniki, Greece) between two rivers estuaries.
Francis of Assisi considered the crested lark a bird of special significance, based on similarities he perceived between it and the life of the Friars Minor: its plain earth-coloured plumage and hood, its humility ("for it goes willingly along the wayside and finds a grain of corn for itself"), and its time spent in song.
Spotted on Feb 14, 2017
Submitted on Feb 15, 2017