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Crested lark in Kalochori lagoon (Thessaloniki, Greece).
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.
Lat: 40.62, Long: 22.84
Spotted on Feb 21, 2016
Submitted on Feb 22, 2016