farmland and heath.
Seeds. Supplemented by insects in the breeding season.
dull-looking species on the ground,
being mainly brown above
and paler below.
It has a short blunt crest on the head,
can be raised and lowered. In flight it shows
tail and short broad wings. The tail
and the rear edge of
the wings are edged
with white, which are visible when the
bird is flying away.
16 to 18 cm.
June. 2nd and 3rd broods may be started later in the year.
3 to 6. Yellow/white with brownish/purple spots mainly at the large